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February in fire history - the 1916 Parliament Hill fire

On February 2, 1916 a fire that began in the Reading Room of the House of Commons destroyed...

Ionization vs. photoelectric smoke alarms - debate continues

After a three year study Fire and Rescue New South Wales found it is the number, location and...

California mudslides "predicted and predictable"

Last month's deadly mudslides in California were terrifying but, according to Adam Rogers of...

CAFC advocates for residential sprinkler systems in new homes

An increase in fast moving house fires fed by flammable furniture and open concept designs has...

Fire science advances lead to retrial in 1995 arson case

A Chicago man who claimed to have set a fatal fire by placing a lit cigarette on vodka-soaked...

The inside story of the Grenfell Tower fire

The Grenfell Tower fire was a fire like no other. The story has now been told from the point...

Safety messages falling on deaf ears

Ontario fire officials are expressing frustration as recent fire fatalities show people are...

Dr. John DeHaan receives prestigious Rasbash Award

Dr. John DeHaan, author of Kirk's Fire Investigation and noted fire investigator, received the...

Are Australian birds intentionally starting fires?

According to a recent research paper Australian raptors are intentionally spreading grass...