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12/19/14
  • In Tests of Promising Flame Retardants, Opposites Pair Off—And the Challenger Wins

  • 12/09/14
  • NIST Tests: Firefighters Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures

  • 12/02/14
  • NIST Report and Video Detail Dynamics of Deadly Chicago House Fire

  • 06/03/14
  • All-Natural Mixture Yields Promising Fire Retardant

  • 05/20/14
  • NIST Improves Performance, Capabilities of Its Computer Fire Modeling Tools

  • 05/13/14
  • Spartanburg, S.C., Fire Experiments Will Test New Firefighting Tactics

  • 04/22/14
  • New Online Course Based on NIST Research Highlights Insights on Modern Firefighting

  • 02/10/14
  • NIST Study Suggests Ways to Improve Common Furniture Fire Test

  • 01/14/14
  • Layered Security: Nanotubes Promise Improved Flame-Resistant Coating

  • 09/03/13
  • Knowing Exposure Risks Important to Saving Structures from Wildfires

  • 06/25/13
  • New NIST Test for Firefighter Breathing Equipment Goes into Effect Sept. 1

  • 05/28/13
  • Workshop Identifies Research Priorities to Mitigate Fires in the Wildland-Urban Interface

  • 05/14/13
  • Terracotta and Cement Roofs Vulnerable in Wildfires, NIST Study Finds

  • 05/07/13
  • NIST Fire Protection Engineer Named Service to America Finalist

  • 04/17/13
  • Landmark NIST Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Crew Sizes in High-Rise Fires

  • 12/12/12
  • NIST, Forest Service Propose System to Help Communities Resist Wildfires

  • 12/05/12
  • NIST and Forest Service Create World’s First Hazard Scale for Wildland Fires

  • 09/05/12
  • New NIST Strategic Roadmap Aims to Reduce the Nation's Preventable Fire Burden by a Third

  • 07/25/12
  • NIST Study of Hazard to Firefighters Leads to Safety Alert

  • 07/11/12
  • Live Fire Tests with FDNY Will Guide Improvements in Fire Department Tactics

  • 06/27/12
  • Novel Clay-based Coating May Point the Way to New Generation of Green Flame Retardants

  • 05/29/12
  • Nationwide Adoption of NIST-Developed Test Predicted to Cut Death Toll Due to Cigarette-Caused Fires

  • 02/07/12
  • NIST Report on Texas Fire Urges Firefighters to Consider Wind Effects

  • 12/06/11
  • New NIST Web Site Features Fire Safety for the Holidays

  • Study Finds Failure Points in Firefighter Protective Equipment

  • 09/27/11
  • In Unique Fire Tests, Outdoor Decks Will Be Under Firebrand Attack

  • 08/02/11
  • North Texas Wildfires Spark Historic Federal-State Collaborative Study

  • Novel Coatings Show Great Promise as Flame Retardants in Polyurethane Foam

  • 07/06/11
  • Promising Fire Retardant Results When Clay Nanofiller Has Space

  • 03/15/11
  • NIST Releases Final Report on Charleston Sofa Store Fire

  • 12/08/10
  • Fiery Video Shows Moisture is Main Ingredient for a Safe Christmas Tree

  • 11/09/10
  • NIST Seeks Comments on Study of Charleston Furniture Store Fire

  • 10/28/10
  • NIST Study on Charleston Furniture Store Fire Calls for National Safety Improvements

  • Opening Statement—News Media Briefing Technical Study of the Sofa Super Store Fire

  • 09/28/10
  • New NIST 'Standard Cigarette' Available for Fire-Resistance Testing

  • NIST Residential Fire Study Education Kit Now Available

  • 09/14/10
  • NIST Data: Enabling the Technical-Basis for Evacuation Planning of High-Rise Buildings

  • 05/11/10
  • Landmark Study Shows How Size of Fire Crew Influences Saving Lives and Property

  • 04/28/10
  • Landmark Residential Fire Study Shows How Crew Sizes and Arrival Times Influence Saving Lives and Property

  • 04/27/10
  • Major Residential Fire Study to be Issued April 28

  • 03/30/10
  • Smoke Alarms + Sprinklers + Closed Doors = Lives Saved in Dorm Fires

  • 05/05/09
  • High Rise Fire Study Provides Insight Into Deadly Wind-Driven Fires

  • NIST Researcher Dan Madrzykowski Named Fire Service Instructor of the Year

  • 03/24/09
  • NIST Stairwell Evacuation Study Finds 'What We Know We Don't Know'

  • 02/10/09
  • Live Fire Experiments Examine Impact of Changes in Firefighting Resources

  • 12/09/08
  • Carbon Nanofibers Cut Flammability of Upholstered Furniture

  • 03/18/08
  • Web Site Offers Easy Access to Life-Saving Fire Service Research

  • 10/11/07
  • NIST Official Testifies on Fire Research Program

  • 09/13/07
  • NIST Firebrand Device Could Save U.S. and Japanese Homes

  • 08/30/07
  • Fire Tests Examine Structural Collapse Hazards and Warning Devices

  • 07/20/07
  • NIST Begins Technical Study of S.C. Warehouse Fire

  • 06/08/07
  • Building Retrofits Reduce Chem/Bio Hazards Risks

  • 11/03/05
  • Updated Fire Modeling Software Released

  • 06/02/05
  • Meeting Slated to Discuss Structural Steel and Fire
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