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Kidde and Country Music Star Chris Young Partner to Shine a 'Spotlight on Fire Safety'

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Grammy nominated singer Chris Young and Kidde Fire Safety are partnering to shine a "Spotlight on Fire Safety." 

Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Partners with Project Paradigm

Mon, Oct 27, 2014

Youth across the country are taking a stand against America's #1 disaster threat: home fires. 

Chicago Firefighters Battle Fire in Two Structures

Mon, Oct 27, 2014

Chicago firefighters responded to a still and box alarm yesterday at Jackson and Cicero in the city.

USFA Coffee Break Training: Refuse, Recycling and Laundry Chute Construction

Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Detroit Firefighter Recovering After Fall

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

A Detroit firefighter is stable after falling from an aerial bucket Wednesday morning during firefighting operations at the Fisher Body Plant.

Fire Photographer Spotlight: Ron Jeffers

Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Fire photographers have been documenting firefighters in all corners of the country. Among those operating in North Jersey is Ron Jeffers, who has been contributing covers and photos to Fire Engineering for almost 40 years.

Detroit Firefighter Injured in Fall on the Fireground

Wed, Oct 22, 2014

A Detroit firefighter was injured Wednesday morning after falling from an aerial bucket, according to a news report.

James Golinveaux Receives 2014 Henry S Parmelee Award

Tue, Oct 21, 2014

In recognition of his work to advance the fire sprinkler industry, James Golinveaux, senior fellow of water suppression products, Tyco Fire Protection Products, was presented the American Fire Sprinkler Association's (AFSA) highest honor, the Henry S. Parmelee Award.

Detroit Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire at Vacant Apartment Building

Mon, Oct 20, 2014

On Friday, October 17, 2014, at about 1500 hours, Detroit 5th Battalion companies responded to a reported building fire at W. Chicago & Nardin Dr.

500 Fire Service Personnel Attend 73rd Annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon

Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) recently hosted the 73rd Annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon to highlight and honor leaders in fire safety and burn prevention in the state of Illinois.

9/11 World Trade Center Display Case Dedicated at New York City Fire Museum

Mon, Oct 13, 2014

In collaboration with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the Fire Safety Directors Association of Greater New York (FSDA) dedicated a display case at the City Fire Museum on October 9, 2014 in honor of the six World Trade Center (WTC) Fire Safety Directors, seven floor fire wardens, and concerned citizens who perished on September 11, 2001.

RescueSim Training Course Gets Official LASER Certification

Thu, Oct 9, 2014

The UK awarding body LASER has certified the RescueSim Virtual Incident Command training delivered by Peter Stanley Training.

Americans Know More About Snack Cakes than Smoke Alarms, Survey Says

Wed, Oct 8, 2014

According to a survey conducted by ORC International on behalf of Kidde Fire Safety, nearly five times as many Americans know the shelf life of a Twinkie snack cake than the recommended operating life of a smoke alarm.

Global Online Voting Begins for "Firefighting Team of the Year"

Tue, Oct 7, 2014

Fire brigades from seven different countries are in contention for the international Conrad Dietrich Magirus Award.

Mississippi State University Fire Displaces More Than 150 Students

Mon, Oct 6, 2014

A candle started a fire of the third floor of the four-story Oak Hall dormitory, on the campus of Mississippi State University last night.

International Association of Fire Chiefs Power Campaign to Change Behaviors, Save Lives

Sun, Oct 5, 2014

Staggering statistics and the innate desires of two organizations to keep families safe are powering one of the largest fire safety programs in the U.S. Home fires take the lives of more than 2,500 people each year in the United States alone.*

New Thermo Scientific TruDefender Analyzer Combines Wireless Technology with Rapid Identification Capabilities

Sat, Oct 4, 2014

First responders, military personnel and hazmat teams can now utilize a handheld instrument that combines the accurate identification technology of the Thermo Scientific TruDefender FTX with the embedded mobile phone capability of the Thermo Scientific TruDefender FTi.

NFPA and Home Depot to Support Fire Prevention Week

Thu, Oct 2, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and The Home Depot are working together to promote the importance of working smoke alarms in support of Fire Prevention Week’s 2014 campaign, "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!"

Chimfex® Offers Special Incentive to Help Homeowners Protect Their Family and Home

Thu, Oct 2, 2014

To support fire safety, Orion, the manufacturer of Chimfex®, is providing special savings offers to homeowners so they can be prepared in the event of a chimney fire.

Home Fire Threats and Reality Gap Drive Nationwide Fire Safety Program

Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Across the world, an average of six people die each year from shark attacks.1 The number of people who died last year in airplane crashes was 244.2 Yet home fires -- which seem to capture far less attention -- take the lives of more than 2,500 people each year in the United States alone.* On average, seven people are killed in home fires every day.*

Nassau County Firefighters Museum Hosts Fire Prevention Week

Sun, Sep 28, 2014

The Nassau County Firefighters Museum on Museum Row, Garden City, will be the venue for a special Fire Prevention Week event on October 2nd at 11:00 am.

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Two Atlanta Firefighters Injured at Apartment Complex Fire

October 30, 2014 One firefighter fell 20 feet from a roof and another was burned Thursday morning while battling a fire at a Buckhead ...

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