FIRE PROTECTION
ENGINEERING

Fire Protection Engineering



Fire protection engineers use science and technology to protect people, property and businesses from destructive fires. They analyze how buildings are used, how fires start, how fires grow, and how fire and smoke affects people, buildings and property.



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Fire protection engineers work with architects and other engineers, state and local building officials and local fire departments to build and maintain fire safe communities. They make recommendations for cost effective fire protection solutions to ensure that the structure is adequately protected, along with the property and occupants contained within

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See a current example where an analysis by a fire protection engineer could have made a difference.

Click here to view the New York Times story and animation about the fire at Notre Dame in April of 2019. Image courtesy of New York Times.


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