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The Mississippi State Fire Marshal's office and local fire departments are working to install smoke alarms in high-risk homes ...
Fire dangers are one reason lawmakers may give local authorities power to restrict the governor's blanket law allowing fireworks use. ...
The Automist, which is installed on the walls of a home, only sprays water directly at a fire; it better protects homes from water damage. ...
The cause is under investigation, but five space heaters were found throughout the house; there were no working smoke detectors. ...
Violators were fined just 4 percent of the time, down from 10 percent when the drought was declared four years ago. ...
The current fire code leaves the final decision to allow or prohibit natural trees in churches and other gathering places to the discretion of the local fire authority ...
Mother: She could have freaked out, but she followed the family's emergency fire plan to a T. ...
An independent analysis shows the plastic fronds burned 10 times faster and hotter than a southern pine tree without needles. ...
A convicted arsonist was one of many ways the fire prevention group is trying to prevent juveniles from becoming fire starters. ...
They keep students' attention by asking them questions and telling them to repeat certain phrases, much like a teacher in a classroom. ...
FEMA opted not to advise people to close interior doors based on focus group results; NFPA may add the message next year ...
The blaze erupted at a basement nightclub during a heavy metal concert; panicked people fled for the sole exit in a stampede, leaving 180 injured. ...
Craig Morgan, a former first responder, wants to encourage others to learn more about their local department and recognize volunteers who go above and beyond ...
Halloween, including the day before, consistently produces 60 percent more incendiary and suspicious structure fires than the average day ...
In addition to installing the alarms, firefighters will perform a fire safety check in each residence and give away fire helmets and fire safety tips to any children in the homes ...
Being the go-to agency for any problem is a lot of work, but it pays huge dividends community support during funding requests. ...
When crime drops, cops are doing their jobs; when fires drop, firefighters are lazy — here's how to overcome that perception. ...
The indictment accuses him of making threats to enforce overcrowding regulations and ignoring such violations if they did pay. ...
Records found 88 percent of fires were caused by smoking in multi-family buildings, highlighting the need to focus fire prevention efforts ...
Officials said they have proceeded cautiously in spending the prevention fee money, because they weren't sure how much money the charge would bring in ...



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