André W. Marshall, associate professor and director of the Fire Testing and Evaluation Center (FireTEC), Department of Fire Protection Engineering, is pleased to announce the launch of FireTEC UMD – The Official Blog of Fire Exploration and Discovery at the University of Maryland. The FireTEC blog, initiated in April 2012, highlights laboratory activities and welcomes undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and laboratory stakeholders to participate. Subscription is easy. Visit http://firetecumd.wordpress.com/ enter your email and click on the “follow” button on the right side of the page. FireTEC will post a short entry every week.