Brett Seggerman, PE, and Jack Poole, PE, FSFPE, shared their expertise about fire protection for Marinas, Boatyards, and Waterfront Buildings in a feature article in the Q3 2023 issue (#99) of Fire Protection Engineering magazine, where the article explored the history of significant fires that have affected marinas, boatyards, wharfs, and waterfront buildings throughout history, including the Colonial Wharf Fire in 1935, the Union Wharf Fire in 1952, and the San Francisco Pier 45 Fire in 2020. Fires remain to be a persistent threat to marinas, boatyards, wharfs, and waterfront buildings, posing significant risks to property, human lives, and the environment. These areas, which often house a wide range of occupancies and activities such as storage, transportation, and industrial operations, are prone to ignition sources that can quickly escalate into catastrophic fires. Both Brett and Jack or NFPA Technical Committee member on NFPA 303, the Fire Protection Standard for Marinas and Boatyards, which provides a minimum acceptable level of safety to life and property from fire and electrical hazards at marinas, boatyards, and related facilities. For more information, please click the link below to read the full article.