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September in Fire History - The Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London broke out in the early morning hours of September 2, 1666. By the...

Battery troubles not exclusive to Samsung

Samsung's Note 7 is just the latest in a long line of lithium battery powered products to...

Boeing patents giant bullet to shoot down wildfires

Boeing has been awarded a patent for an artillery shell "designed to either detonate in front...

Railways partner with Canadian fire chiefs to promote AskRail app

The AskRail mobile app allows emergency responders across North America to see railcar...

The lonely lives of the last remaining forest fire lookouts

They call them "Freaks on the Peaks". A few years ago thousands of people spent their summers...

Learning from the Ft. McMurray wildfire disaster - preliminary report released

A preliminary report entitled "Why some homes survived: Learning from the Fort McMurray...

New form of fire, inspired by bourbon, might help with oil spills

Fire whirls, commonly known as firenadoes, look like tornadoes and burn hotter than many other...

Why no standards for rescue training?

The deaths of a firefighting student and a volunteer in separate training accidents in Ontario...

June in fire history - The Ufa train disaster

A powerful gas pipeline explosion demolished part of the trans-Siberian railway on June 4,...