Engineer – Driver In Fatal Spanish Train Crash Is Arrested

By SILVIA TAULÉS and DOREEN CARVAJAL Published: July 26, 2013 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain — The train driver did little to hide his taste for speed. He posted a photograph of a locomotive speedometer needle stuck at 200 kilometers per hour, or about 125 miles m.p.h., on Facebook last year, boasting that the reading “has … Continue reading Engineer – Driver In Fatal Spanish Train Crash Is Arrested

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Updated: Authorities Investigate Another Grain Bin Death in Sidney, Illinois on 7-18-2013

Sidney, Illinois – A man is dead after getting trapped in a grain bin Wednesday.  According to the Champaign County Coroner, 55-year-old Roy McCarty was working inside a grain bin at the Premier Cooperative Grain Elevator, when he became buried "under a large amount of corn." Firefighters from the Urbana Fire Department arrived at 301 … Continue reading Updated: Authorities Investigate Another Grain Bin Death in Sidney, Illinois on 7-18-2013

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 31, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Fire Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Fire hazard checks underway - The city has begun an initiative to reduce the risk of home … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 31, 2012