Fire Industry News and Events

Christmas Tree Safety

U.S. fire departments respond to an average of 210 home fires that start with Christmas trees per year. These fires caused an average of 7 deaths, 19 injuries, and $17.5 million in direct property damage annually. As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart with these Christmas Tree Safety Tips.

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Controlled Burning 101

Over the years, U.S. federal agencies have sought ways to mitigate the threat posed by forest fires, finding one very practical solution: controlled burning.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A Look at Three Notable Fire Suppression Systems

Each system will differ depending on the particular design. However, it is important that your fire suppressant system is specifically designed for the appropriate application and the chemicals used in its environment.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Flameless Food: Restaurant Fire Safety

It takes vigilance to run a safe restaurant that is at a low risk for a fire. With the right planning, though, maintaining fire safety can be part of the typical restaurant business.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Fire Prevention Week 2015 - Free Fire Extinguisher Training

October is Fire Prevention Month and the week of October 4-10 is Fire Prevention Week. As a service to the Eugene/Springfield and Roseburg communities, National Fire Fighter Corp. will be providing free fire extinguisher training during Fire Prevention Week. The trainings will be held at 1574 W 6th Ave in Eugene on Thursday 10/8 – Friday 10/9 from 11am-2pm and at 325 E Happy Valley Rd in Roseburg on Wednesday 10/6 from 11am-2pm. Free lunch will be provided each day. In addition to the free...

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Monday, October 5, 2015