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A fierce battle is shaping up between pro- and anti-residential sprinkler groups in this push for sprinklers in houses with a common wall; the code council will hold a public ...
Fire Chief Ed Wills: "It was surprising the numbers were so high." ...
Authorities said he didn't have working smoke detectors, clear stairwells and a second means of escape from an upstairs bedroom. ...
Investigators say the fire was accidental, but that the house didn't have functioning smoke detectors and they believed he operated the property as an illegal boarding house. ...
NFPA's Jim Pauley: "The affordable home smoke alarm is one of the most important fire safety inventions of our time." ...
The proclamation allows officials to quickly activate the National Guard; the governor urged people to limit or forgo fireworks. ...
Many residents at the site of a fatal fire say they have no idea what to do if fire breaks out. ...
The projects are part of a new Interior Department program uniting federal agencies, tribes, states and groups to create fire-resilient landscapes. ...
There is nothing unique about the Pittsburgh fire; history proves that Americans ignored the risks until disaster struck. ...
Older, single-family rental properties fall outside inspection requirements; one fire marshal is looking to change that. ...
Make every week an arson-awareness week; the extra effort may save a firefighter's life. ...
The International Code Council's Fire Code Action Committee is active with code change proposals for the 2018 edition of the I-Codes. ...
Dan Foley wants to take his firefighting skills and share them with the world ...
Local fire and EMS leaders are urging lawmakers not to adopt looser fireworks laws following a revised state law. ...
From health and wellness research, to roadside safety to community safety, CFSI education sessions hit important points. ...
Assessing your intended use and what the market has to offer will give you the most bang for your tablet buck. ...
Strong winds sent the grass fire burning out of control, leaving 5,000 homeless. ...
In Colorado, at least 30 people were hurt in 32 butane explosions last year; three times the number from 2013. ...
Investigators have cited over 7,000 fire and building code violations, shut down over 200 short-term apartments. ...
Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro called it the city's worst fatal fire in recent memory. ...