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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.

Hundreds visit the Station Fire Memorial Park each year to pay their respects
Madison Hope Summerville died from injuries she received while saving her children, ages 5, 4 and 3, from their burning home in Griffin
The victim stayed inside the burning Bronx apartment as neighbors begged him to leave
Lancaster firefighters rescued three people over ladders during a fire caused by a malfunctioning battery
11 people were displaced in the latest fire in Lawrence that involved illegal apartments in the basement, attic
A sixth child has died after a tragic house fire in South Bend
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Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell and other leaders will travel to Detroit, Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, to draw public attention to winter fire safety measures
Birmingham Battalion Chief Clay Hendon said firefighters everywhere are challenged by lithium-ion battery fires
Take these prevention measures to lower the chance of your holiday centerpiece going up in flames, and find out what to do if that does happen
A step-by-step look at how to extinguish a grease fire to share with your community
Investigation into a recent fire highlights the dangers of encampments under bridges
Firefighters believe a lighter was near the tree inside the Winston-Salem trailer
FSRI’s new lithium-ion battery safety campaign includes key resources to help firefighters respond to li-ion battery fires
Educating the fire service and public on how to prevent and mitigate fires involving lithium-ion batteries
The toolkit provides fact sheets and resources that can be downloaded for free, co-branded and disseminated to your community
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