Informational Videos

Open Flame Furniture Test

A series of open-flame tests conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission illustrates the effectiveness of varying levels of protection, from fire-retardant foam in combination with a fire barrier to untreated foam and no fire barrier.

 

 Flashover: the power of fire

Flashover is the point in which everything in your home catches fire — no one can survive. See how quickly flashover can occur and how it can be prevented. Home fire sprinklers save lives and property from fire. They act before the fire department is even notified. In this video, produced by the National Fire Protection Association, we show what happens while a house is burning and the local fire department is on its way.

 

Firepower – Revisited

 

Firepower – Original

NFPA® created the award winning video – Fire Power – which takes a firsthand look at the deadly dynamics of fire from ignition to full room involvement. At every twist and turn of the video, viewers get a bird’s-eye view of fire’s path of destruction and are astonished at how rapidly smoke and flames from a small fire envelop a home, making escape virtually impossible. This is a clip from the DVD…

 

Christmas Tree Fire Safety Tips from NFPA

Did you know, between 2007-2011 U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 230 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year? NFPA’s Lisa Braxton has a few simple safety tips to consider this holiday to keep you and your family safe and sound.

 

Christmas Tree Fire Demonstration

A demonstration showing how flammable a dry Christmas tree can be as opposed to a tree watered regularly. This test was conducted by the National Fire Protection Association and Underwriters Laboratories.