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The FDNY has recorded 243 fires, 124 injuries and 17 deaths related to lithium-ion batteries in 2023
Investigators believe a clothes dryer left on overnight is the cause of the fatal Elbert County fire
FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh said retailers need to stop selling batteries that do not meet national safety testing certification
The captain of the Conception was found guilty of seaman’s manslaughter in deadly maritime disaster
Greensburg firefighters were joined by students to install smoke detectors, deliver fire safety information
Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh told the online retailer the city has experienced 14 fire deaths to date caused by lithium-ion batteries
Officials press the use of smoke detectors after one person is dead and others are injured in a Springfield fire
U.S. Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell presided over the event that focused on current problems in the fire service
San Diego would be the first city in the county to battery storage and disposal
Designers of the NYC memorial wanted to show a connection with labor issues, workplace protections
Auburn firefighters responded to a cooking fire on the third floor of a Cayuga Community College housing unit
Connect with RAs to help share kitchen safety tips, provide fire extinguisher training, and underscore proper use of small appliances