NFPA, fire safety experts explain science behind fire spread in today’s new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com You may have heard that new homes burn faster than homes built decades ago, but why is that the case? A recent news story from Arizona offers an explanation. One component is the material used to build new homes. “When homes were built out

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