Part 9 of 12 parts of the official triennial compilation and publication of the adoptions, amendments and repeal of administrative regulations to California Code of Regulations, Title 24, also referred to as the California Building Standards Code. This part is known as the California Fire Code.
Access the latest news, web links, forums discussions, job openings and more. This resource center offers links to hundreds of organizations, government agencies, research programs, schools and training facilities, and other websites with fire and emergency services information. Also includes a directory of fire department websites organized by state.
A companion to Firehouse Magazine, this site offers links to information on fire prevention, fire extinction, rescue, safety, education, employment, funding, organizations, health and fitness, and many other issues of interest to firefighters and EMS (Emergency Medical Services) workers.
The NFPA advocates for scientifically based codes and standards, research, training and education in the field of fire protection. Download the latest issue of the NFPA news, read NFPA fact sheets on home fires, carbon monoxice and other topics, get news of upcoming educational opportunities and check out NFPA's list of Internet links on fire science.
The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is a non-profit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS and rescue services. The NVFC serves as the information source regarding legislation, standards and regulatory issues.
The national database of state and local wildfire hazard mitigation programs serves as a clearinghouse of information about nonfederal policies and programs that seek to reduce the risk of loss of life and property through the reduction of hazardous fuels on private lands.
Cornell University has produced a website treating the history and labor issues surrounding the fire at the Triangle Waist Factory on March 25, 1911. Read original documents, audio and text interviews with survivors and witnesses and view photographs and illustrations.
As an entity of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, the mission of the USFA is to provide national leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fire and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness, and response.