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November in fire history - the Cocoanut Grove fire

On November 28, 1942 a catastrophic fire at Boston's Cocoanut Grove nightclub led to reform of...

Kidde recalls millions of fire extinguishers

Kidde Corporation is recalling 134 different brands of fire extinguishers because they can...

UBC develops new wildfire early warning system

University of British Columbia researchers have developed an early warning system that tracks...

Miami firefighters dismissed over racially offensive conduct

Six Miami firefighters have been dismissed after an incident in which a noose was hung over a...

San Francisco to ban sale of furniture containing flame retardants

Following the lead of Maine, San Francisco will ban the sale of upholstered furniture...

Did water speed up spread of flames in Grenfell Tower fire?

Professor Laurence Harwood from the University of Reading believes a violent chemical reaction...

Study shows firefighters absorb toxins

A University of Ottawa study has found exposure to flames and smoke while fighting fires...

New award recognizes B.C. wildfire/flood volunteers, first responders

The Province of B.C. has created "Above and Beyond" awards to recognize people who stepped up...

Toronto tenants will have access to fire inspections by year-end

By the end of 2017 Toronto high-rise tenants will be able to see the results of fire code...