Earlier this year, Chief Bobby Halton, FDIC education director and editor in chief of this magazine and Fire Engineering, was passionate about firefighter fatigues.
"If the U.S. private sector does not step forward to develop a standards and conformance solution to a key national priority, then the U.S. government will meet that need with a regulation."
Earlier this year, I once again had the opportunity and privilege to be a peer reviewer for FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grants program applications, a most fascinating process.
It is the fire station fire. Earlier in the year, I received an inquiry on this subject from an architect who specializes in fire station design. His inquiry was as follows: "It turns out that, on average, 50 fire stations burn each year. Recently a two-year-old station burned. I imagine that the fires begin in a fire truck. Do you think it is possible to put enough water in the bay to stop a fire that starts in a truck?"
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) Life Safety Initiative 7 states: create a national research agenda and data collection system that relates to the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.