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February in fire history - Black Saturday bushfires

Australia's all-time worst bushfire disaster took place in February 2009, when an exceptional...

Hamilton will not charge user fees for waterfall rope rescues

After Hamilton's fire chief warned a user fee could deter people from calling for help city...

Langley Township Fire Chief honoured

In recognition of his longstanding dedication to public service and public safety, the Justice...

After 24 years arrests made in L.A. fire that killed 10, including 7 children

Los Angeles police have arrested several suspects in a fire that swept through a crowded...

NFPA issues safety bulletin on firefighter protective hoods

Because firefighter protective hoods do not stop soot and chemicals from depositing on a...

Tenants reminded to ensure their landlords provide working smoke alarms

After a house fire in Vancouver killed a toddler, tenants' advocates are reminding renters...

Sleep health program can reduce injuries and disability in firefighters

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital developed a sleep health program incorporating...

Battery with inbuilt fire extinguisher developed

Stanford University's research team has designed a lithium-ion battery that contains the flame...

Firefighters put on union trail for joining volunteer fire departments

The International Association of Fire Fighters is overseeing a union trail in which four...

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