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  1. #271 – The Deadliest Fires in U.S. History: The MGM Grand Fire in Las Vegas

    #271 – The Deadliest Fires in U.S. History: The MGM Grand Fire in Las Vegas
    QRFS explains how the tragic MGM Grand Fire in Las Vegas in 1980 sparked tougher life safety codes at hotels and casinos.
  2. #265 – Video Smoke Detection: Spotting Smoke and Fire with Cameras

    #265 – Video Smoke Detection: Spotting Smoke and Fire with Cameras
    Does video smoke detection identify fires accurately? QRFS examines video image detection (VID) of smoke and/or flames, digging into the tech and its uses.
  3. #239 – Fire in Space: If Star Trek’s Fire Protection Technology Were Real

    #239 – Fire in Space: If Star Trek’s Fire Protection Technology Were Real
    QRFS explores real fire in space and the technology of Star Trek, looking forward to a future where fire safety goes where it has never gone before.
  4. #199 – How to Stop a Fire Sprinkler Head with the Correct Shutgun Sprinkler Tool

    #199 – How to Stop a Fire Sprinkler Head with the Correct Shutgun Sprinkler Tool
    A false activation of a fire sprinkler can quickly cause expensive water damage. QRFS explains how Shutgun sprinkler tools quickly and easily stop discharge at the source and which one to buy for different systems.
  5. #197 – Life Safety Rope: NFPA Requirements for Cleaning and Storage

    #197 – Life Safety Rope: NFPA Requirements for Cleaning and Storage
    QRFS explains best practices for caring for life safety rope, meeting NFPA requirements, and avoiding damage that can put firefighter’s lives at risk.
  6. #196 – Grenfell Tower, Two Years After the Fire

    #196 – Grenfell Tower, Two Years After the Fire
    QRFS looks at the latest updates on Grenfell Tower, explaining what's known about the fire's causes and fallout before turning to the question of whether fires like this could happen in the United States.
  7. #192 – Fire News Round-Up: Firefighters and the Military

    #192 – Fire News Round-Up: Firefighters and the Military
    Bicycle teams, virtual reality, and explosive wildfires—it's all here in QRFS's look at news about active-duty military firefighters and other intersections between the armed services and firefighting.
  8. #186 – Life Safety Codes and School Shooting Prevention

    #186 – Life Safety Codes and School Shooting Prevention
    QRFS looks at how today's life safety codes tackle the issue of school shooting prevention, explaining why many building codes prohibit the use of barriers, how fire alarms can be protected against malicious use, and how new codes streamline emergency responses to an active shooter situation.
  9. #185 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 6: Quarterly, Annual, and Longer Inspections

    #185 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 6: Quarterly, Annual, and Longer Inspections
    QRFS finishes its thorough guide to meeting NFPA 25 timelines for dry sprinkler system inspections, covering the longer deadlines for various components.
  10. #176 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 5: Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Inspections

    #176 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 5: Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Inspections
    Read this guide for meeting NFPA 25’s daily, weekly, and monthly inspection timelines for dry sprinkler systems.

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