Firefighter Suffers Second-Degree Burns Battling Blaze & Apparent Combustible Dust Explosion At Business

Crews from Monroe, Middletown and Franklin and Deerfield, Turtlecreek and Liberty townships were called to Deceuninck North America, 351 New Garver Road, just before 2 p.m. for a piece of equipment on fire. By Michael D. Pitman and Denise G. Callahan and Michael D. Pitman Staff Writers MONROE — One of the three Monroe firefighters … Continue reading Firefighter Suffers Second-Degree Burns Battling Blaze & Apparent Combustible Dust Explosion At Business

Updated! – House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt & AA Batteries on the Rise

NH Fire Marshal Warns About ‘Junk Drawer’ Items After Amherst Blaze LONDONDERRY, NH 8/8/2012 (CBS) – New Hampshire’s Fire Marshal is warning people after a fire at an Amherst, New Hampshire home that is being blamed on a battery, paper clips, post-it notes, and other items stashed in a junk drawer. The prongs of the battery, … Continue reading Updated! – House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt & AA Batteries on the Rise

“House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt & AA Batteries on the Rise – Additional Stories!

NH Fire Marshal Warns About ‘Junk Drawer’ Items After Amherst Blaze LONDONDERRY, NH 8/8/2012 (CBS) – New Hampshire’s Fire Marshal is warning people after a fire at an Amherst, New Hampshire home that is being blamed on a battery, paper clips, post-it notes, and other items stashed in a junk drawer. The prongs of the battery, … Continue reading “House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt & AA Batteries on the Rise – Additional Stories!

Worker Rescued From Cement Silo In Holden, Massachusetts

    HOLDEN, Mass. — The Holden Fire Department rescued a man buried chest-deep inside a cement silo at Paquette Concrete in Holden Thursday afternoon. After receiving initial reports at approximately 1:58 p.m. that a worker was trapped in the silo, firefighters responded immediately to the scene at 1395 Wachusett Street. "He was in a … Continue reading Worker Rescued From Cement Silo In Holden, Massachusetts

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Digest – May 30, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 05/29/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Albany firefighters want parents to stress fire safety - … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Digest – May 30, 2012

1 Person Killed & 10 Injured at Arens Controls, Arlington Heights, Illinois Plant

By Jamie Sotonoff and Melissa Silverberg, Daily Herald Police confirmed that the one person killed in an explosion at Arens Controls in Arlington Heights is an Itasca man. Investigators will be back Wednesday to try to determine what caused the explosion in the company’s electronics testing area Tuesday that also injured 12 other people, including … Continue reading 1 Person Killed & 10 Injured at Arens Controls, Arlington Heights, Illinois Plant

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – April 3, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 04/02/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Fire chiefs hail smoke alarm initiative - Canada - … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – April 3, 2012

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 27, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 03/26/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Operation 6abc Save a Life kicks off its 20th … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 27, 2012

West Virginia House Fire Claims Ninth Victim, a 7-Year-Old Boy, Dies

By OLIVIA KATRANDJIAN and ALYSSA NEWCOMB (@alyssanewcomb) March 25, 2012 A ninth victim, a 7-year-old boy, died today from the tragic house fire in Charleston, W.Va., that killed two adults and six other children. Bryan Timothy Camp was taken off life support this morning. "I talked to our, what would be our emergency services chaplain, … Continue reading West Virginia House Fire Claims Ninth Victim, a 7-Year-Old Boy, Dies

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – February 22, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 02/21/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Florist to donate Valentine's profits to fire safety - … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – February 22, 2012