On November 28, 1942 a catastrophic fire at Boston's Cocoanut Grove nightclub led to reform of safety standards and codes in the U.S. and major changes in treatment of burn victims internationally. Four hundred and ninety-two people were killed and hundreds more injured.
Professor Laurence Harwood from the University of Reading believes a violent chemical reaction between water in Grenfell Tower's insulating foam and its aluminum cladding may explain why the fire spread so quickly.
The Province of B.C. has created "Above and Beyond" awards to recognize people who stepped up to help their communities during the spring floods and summer wildfires of 2017. Nominations can be made online or by mail and everyone who is nominated will receive a certificate of distinction.
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"Company Inspection Program" - offered by FireWise Leaning Academy. Click here for more information on FireWise Learning Academy's innovative new online training.
"Building Safety and Fire Prevention Training"This program, aimed at building owners and managers, has been developed and reviewed by Canadian fire service professionals. It is presented on a university quality learning platform that takes six to eight hours to complete. Click here to learn more.
"Labour Relations Seminar" Wednesday, January 31, 2018 with the Greater Vancouver Chiefs' Association in Richmond, BC. Click here to learn more.
"Fire Investigation NFPA 1033" April 16 to 20, 2018 with Leduc County Fire Services in Leduc, AB. Click here to learn more.
"Fire Investigation NFPA 1033" September 10 to 14, 2018 with Leduc County Fire Services in Leduc, AB. Click here to learn more.