Fire Fighting Links

International Association of Fire Fighters
Aerial Firefighting Industry Association
International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA)
General Fire Information Links

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL)
Fire Research Information Services (FRIS)
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)
Fire Resource Links, from NFPA
Research at the NFPA
Example of Fire Technology research abstracts
Fire Safe Materials
BFRL Major Product Description
Division of Fire Science, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Fire Fighting Agents for Exposure Protection:
Fire experiment comparing treated and untreated vinyl siding, Building and Fire Research Laboratory

Fire Safety

U.S. Fire Administration: Fire Safety and Public Education
"As an entity of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the mission of the USFA is to reduce life and economic losses due to fire and related emergencies, through leadership, advocacy, coordination, and support."
Dorm Fire Safety by United Educators
Congressional Fire Services Institute

Fire-resistant fabrics  (listing here does not imply endorsement of companies)

Nomex
Hydroweave and its Fire Safety Applications
Fire blanket (includes a cool video)
SFI Foundation Specs Assure Quality Driver Suits by Jennifer M. Bowden
FlamebustersTM  for Fabric (formerly known as "Flame-No-More")
Study Examines Flame Retardants (for upholstered furniture) by DAVID HO, Associated Press Writer
Polyimides by Gregory Brust.
Polyimides are inherently fire-resistant. This article describes their chemistry.

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