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Codes & Standards
The FSI Library has full access to all NFPA standards through nfpa.org. To access any of the standards listed below, please contact FSI library staff at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 217-333-8925 between the hours of 8-5, Monday through Friday. NFPA also has a free access version that can be viewed online, but cannot be saved or printed. To access the free version, create a profile at the NFPA website to obtain a username and password.
NFPA 150: Standard on Fire and Life Safety in Animal Housing Facilities
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Use the resources on this page to learn more information about barn safety.
Titles from IFSI Library
The following books are available for loan to Illinois residents. Each entry links to our catalog, which allows users to place materials requests. Please see the instructions on the IFSI Home tab.
There are also many resources regarding animal rescue in barns in the Large Animal Rescue tab of this LibGuide.
Hay Barn Fires by
Publication Date: 1998-04-01
This article in the April 1998 issue of Firehouse outlines what rural and volunteer fire departments should concern themselves with in terms of hay barn fires.
Protecting Animal Housing Facilities by
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
This article from the January 2008 issue of Fire Engineering discusses NFPA 150 and the concerns owners should have about their animals and the facilities that hold them.
Structure Fires in Barns by
Call Number: TH9445.F35.E92 2012
Publication Date: 2012
This analysis of structure fires in residential board and care facilities includes information on when these fires occur, leading causes, equipment involved, heat source, area of origin, item first ignited, and extent of flame damage.
When Barn Fire Strikes by
Call Number: TH9445.F35.M37 2015
Publication Date: 2015-01-05
This guide helps to prepare for and prevent barn fires.