With home fires more prevalent in winter than in any other season, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) are sponsoring a joint initiative – Put a Freeze on Winter Fires – to help raise public awareness about winter fires.
Standard comes in response to Kleen Energy explosion in 2010
September 28, 2011
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced today the release of NFPA 56 (PS), Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems, 2012 Edition, which prohibits the use of flammable gas as a cleaning agent for cleaning the interior of pipes
Experts advise maintaining a "situational awareness"
September 13, 2011
As wildfires that have already destroyed more than 1500 homes continue to burn in Texas, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are encouraging people in vulnerable areas to prepare their homes for the possibility of fire -- and to evacuate if called upon to do so.