The courageous story of burn survivor Zach Sutterfield (pictured) is featured in the week’s People magazine. The piece, “Man Who Nearly Died in Fire During College Is Now Rebuilding His Life — and Preaching Fire Safety” details the story of the tragic college apartment fire that Sutterfield survived, as well as his battle to rebuild his life in the days, months, and years since the blaze.
In addition to the online story and a video interview with Zach and his family, the print version offers further information including a sidebar by Tracey Bellamy, PE, CFPS, CWBSP, the Chief Engineering Officer, Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC (TEC). In it, Bellamy offers essential tips for those searching for safe apartment buildings and dorms. And, with over 30 years of experience in the fire protection industry, he is well qualified to provide this crucial checklist.
Bellamy is active within the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). In addition, he represents TEC on numerous NFPA technical committees including NFPA 11, 13, 15, 16, 25, 30, 30B, 101 and 5000.
He is also a certified instructor with NFPA, teaching nationally and internationally on a variety of fire protection topics.
To read the article in its entirety, please visit People magazine, “Man Who Nearly Died in Fire During College Is Now Rebuilding His Life — and Preaching Fire Safety.”
For media interviews with Tracey Bellamy or more information, please contact:
Susan McNeill, Corporate Communications Manager