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Fire Marshal's Corner Hosted by Ed Comeau

March 26th, 2007


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Hosted by Ed Comeau

The Fire Marshal's Corner is a new monthly podcast that will focus on the complex issues faced by fire marshals across the United States. Each month Firehouse.com will host a forum of experts from a variety of fields to discuss these issues.

In partnership between Firehouse.com and the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM), each podcast will include a segment focusing on NASFM's educational theme for the upcoming month. Other features include breaking news, a spotlight on new technology and much more. This Radio@Firehouse Podcast will be hosted by Ed Comeau, owner of writer-tech.com and publisher of Campus Firewatch.

This is the inaugural show, and a stellar lineup of people joined us to share their thoughts and ideas on a number of different topics. Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones of the Ohio 11th Congressional District discusses the campus-related bills that have been introduced in Congress. John Dean, president of NASFM talks about the associations priorities in 2007, including flammability standards for upholstered furniture. NFPA President Jim Shannon reviews the action that is occurring in a number of states across the country on the Fire-Safe Cigarette Coalition. Dr. Tom Chapin from the Underwriters Laboratories covers the complex issues involved surrounding fire retardants.

Related Links:

National Association of State Fire Marshals

Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Fire-Safe Cigarettes Coalition

Underwriters Laboratories

Campus Firewatch

If you have suggestions, questions or comments, please e-mail them to: podcast@firehouse.com

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