The green building trend is a positive one, but insurers need to consider the risks involved with covering these properties.
Weighing the pros and cons of solar roofs from an environmental and safety perspective.
Catastrophic wildfires claimed 14 lives and destroyed nearly 1,700 homes in Gatlinburg, Tenn., in early December 2016.
Advances in automatic fire and smoke detection, central station alarms, and automatic sprinklers have helped property losses decline slightly in the last decade—but…
Although workers compensation insurers strive to identify and mitigate risks and appropriately underwrite workplaces, tight spots often present unique challenges.
One of the central topics facing the fire service is the fact that trends indicate fire risk has been growing in the wildland-urban interface (WUI).
According to Tom Harbour, former director of the United States Forest Service (USFS), 2015 was a record year for the national fire season.
Fire. It’s a basic combination of three elements that surround us every day: heat, fuel, and oxygen.
In an interview with Tom Weber, Ray talks about his leadership style, his plans for the NFSA, and the challenges ahead for the organization.
Since 2000, fire seasons have grown longer and the frequency, size, and severity of wildland fires have increased.
I heard a story once that an advertising executive came up with the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” for an ad.
Sometimes you look at a problem or challenge and say to yourself, “Sure, that’s an easy fix.”
According to the December 2015 report published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), grocery and convenience stores have the highest frequency for fire…
Verisk GIS database records 7.5 million fire hydrants in the United States, including the precise location and condition of each.
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