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The new position in the Owensboro Fire Department will increase community risk reduction efforts
The overcrowded club lacked the required exits, firewalls and fire alarms in the 1977 tragedy
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
Sacramento firefighters faced heavy fire at the rear of the room-and-board home
Federal lawsuit claims violations prevented egress, impeded rescue operations and led to the deaths in the SouthPark 5-alarm fire
Captain Jerry Boylan of The Conception will also receive supervised release after the deadliest maritime disaster in recent U.S. history
Changes would increase safety at construction sites like the South Park site that burned in 2023
The FDNY’s E-bike Task Force had previously issued multiple summons to the Brooklyn store owner
Hillsborough County firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at the Mamajuana Cafe
Bill moves to create a database on violations stemming from a 2014 fire that killed Lieutenant Edward Walsh, Firefighter Michael Kennedy
Mounting levels of solid waste, a dangerous accumulation of refuse, an attractive nuisance and blighted property were among the specific violations that Sanj Jose municipal staffers cited
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The Modesto Fire Department said the oxygen level inside the house was at 16% due to high levels of ammonia from “extensive urine”
The Clinton Township fire chief said the township does not have a cost-recovery ordinance
Investigators found the rental license was not renewed which would have allowed inspection for working smoke detectors
The state’s number of fatal fires makes the start of 2024 the deadliest year in a decade
FDNY companies found the victim in the attic of the Bronx house
A man died after being struck by debris during explosions at the Clinton Township fire
Bill the the Colorado House would allow single-stair developments to reach up to five stories
Inspectors found several eased space sites across the state failed inspections in the aftermath of the Nov. freeway fire
Hundreds visit the Station Fire Memorial Park each year to pay their respects
Firefighters, inspectors faced smoldering batteries made from cannibalized parts inside the Queens scooter shop
Authorities said it is too early to determine if the violations had a part in the Lutsen Lodge fire
11 people were displaced in the latest fire in Lawrence that involved illegal apartments in the basement, attic
Suit claims victims’s rights were violated by unsafe conditions in public housing rowhome where 12 people died
After two people died in an illegal attic apartment fire, records show the New Britain landlord had been uncooperative
New Britain firefighters faced a top-floor fire and an injured person who had jumped to escape the flames