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The fire prevention topic encompasses a host of articles on creating public safety programs and community risk reduction ideas, as well as how to impress upon new fire department members the importance of sharing the fire prevention message.

East County and Clark-Cowlitz fire chiefs understand security concerns but say a lack of access slows first responders
The Aurora Fire Department’s new public website shares data about department operations
An Audubon Society group estimates there are approximately 150 people living in the Sepulveda Basin area
Nassau County police stated the 11-year-old child was told to light the fireworks which later set a shed and two houses on fire
Arson in Flint rose 41% in 2023 compared to 2022 and is on pace to be higher in 2024
State Fire Marshal Sean P. Toomey said more people have died in fires this year than in all of 2023
First responders expect double the calls for service and have increased staffing for patrols in neighborhoods
TNT Fireworks has launched a campaign to curb illegal fireworks coming into California from Nevada
New York City has over 1 million buildings, most of which predate 1960.
The lawsuit claims Clifton firefighters allegedly “did not enter the home for an extended period of time”
Over 2,000 illegal destructive devices and 10 pounds of bulk homemade explosives were also confiscated in Gardena
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Homes with outdated wiring, combustible decks were built before code prohibited balloon frame construction
The new position in the Owensboro Fire Department will increase community risk reduction efforts
Sumter County deputies tried to enter the house and rescue the woman
New ordinance allows the fire chief to declare a building a “public nuisance” and have a structure torn down
Hanover Fire Station 2 housed a fire engine, tender and two brush units
The overcrowded club lacked the required exits, firewalls and fire alarms in the 1977 tragedy
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Freddy Flores succumbed to burn injuries after a fire inside a
Bill sets standards for batteries and firefighting equipment
Non-functioning sprinklers and other violations had been discovered in the arson investigation of the San Jose fire
The bill mandates that the U.S. establishes safety standards for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in devices like e-bikes to prevent fire risks
The event will take place during the International Association of Fire Chiefs Community Risk Reduction Leader Conference
Federal lawsuit claims violations prevented egress, impeded rescue operations and led to the deaths in the SouthPark 5-alarm fire
Why do we care more about ensuring the firehouse grass is sprinklered than the firehouse itself?
A step-by-step look at how to extinguish a grease fire to share with your community
Regulators are facing insurance companies not renewing policies due to high risk
Captain Jerry Boylan of The Conception will also receive supervised release after the deadliest maritime disaster in recent U.S. history