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The National Fire Protection Association is a global self-funded nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy. The FireRescue1 NFPA topic includes articles and exclusive columns and videos about NFPA certification, standards and updates you need to know.

Chief Marc Bashoor details what makes this year’s event unique
Firefighters love testing new tactics and tools, but some methods simply don’t address the key issue with EV fires
What it means to talk about safety and survival in an inherently unsafe profession
How changes in the new NFPA standards for turnout gear and SCBA will affect the fire service
Bruno’s impact on the fire service is far-reaching and profound, particularly in the areas of safety, command and customer service
Properly fitting pants, coats and boots are essential for firefighter safety and performance
Reflecting on OSHA requirements and the position paper that has everyone talking
The event will take place during the International Association of Fire Chiefs Community Risk Reduction Leader Conference
While there may be fire engines and a firehouse, sometimes we are just fooling the public – and ourselves
In support of the NFPA mission, NFPA Global Solutions is a fully-owned NFPA corporation that will offer compliance solutions, digital products, and advisory services that extend beyond the traditional products and services offered by NFPA
Jeannette firefighters had to rely on tankers to fight a fire that claimed four children and an adult
The Firefighters Association of the State of New York president said the safety-focused changes will “dramatically change the face of the fire service”
The campaign emphasizes the importance of training by reinforcing proper strategies and tactics with a focus on the fundamentals
Code Red Fire boots are constructed to meet NFPA certification
The issue of age isn’t a simple problem to solve, particularly in the volunteer fire service that’s struggling for members
From the specifications for soft goods to ratings for electronics in explosive environments, the upcoming consolidation of standards will offer greater protection for firefighters
Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell and other leaders will travel to Detroit, Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, to draw public attention to winter fire safety measures
Take these prevention measures to lower the chance of your holiday centerpiece going up in flames, and find out what to do if that does happen
Overcoming complexities and learning how firefighters can impact PPE requirements
What you need to know to prepare for the likely changes ahead
Position papers on neuroprotective CPR and pre-hospital transfusion of blood products were previously endorsed at the annual NFPA Urban Fire Forum
Speedlays provide quick deployment of attack lines to the fire, which is what we need as the fire grows faster and faster on today’s modern fireground
Connect with RAs to help share kitchen safety tips, provide fire extinguisher training, and underscore proper use of small appliances
Use data to focus your cooking safety messaging on the issues and areas that need it most
The fire service must walk the walk in our support of residential sprinklers
A preview of what is likely to come to fruition in the next editions of NFPA 1971 for turnout gear and NFPA 1981 for SCBA