We Are Going to Wash That Retardant Out of the Tent

A few years ago Clairol created a jingle about washing that gray out of your hair. A similar question came up at a Fire Code Action Committee meeting: “Can washing a tent affect flame retardancy?” I was reluctant to answer because my response would have come from the...
It is Official in Connecticut Water Barrels are Legal, But

It is Official in Connecticut Water Barrels are Legal, But

SAFTSE received an email questioning the validity of our post,” Water Barrels Bite the Dust in Connecticut.” The email asked us to confirm with the State Fire Marshals of CT that water barrels were an option for ballasting, so we contacted William Abbot, the State...