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Scientists build fire extinguishers into batteries

By tweaking the chemical mix of the electrolyte used in lithium-ion batteries scientists at...

Serious consequences for man who deliberately set grass fires

A Saskatchewan man who started several fires near the community of Hall Lake in 2015 has been...

Architecture student develops easy-to-build shelter for evacuees

Victoria McCartney, a master's student at Ottawa's Carleton University, has developed a...

2018 NFPA Fire Code released

The NFPA Fire code NFPA 1-2018 has been released. It includes new chapters on "Marijuana...

First responders need to de-stigmatize mental suffering

Andy McDonald, a veteran firefighter and first responder community consultant, told attendees...

Open flames highly dangerous for homeless people

When homeless people sleeping rough try to stay warm using propane, candles or other sources...

After Fernie tragedy rink operators scrutinizing procedures

In the aftermath of the tragic deaths of three men at the Fernie Memorial Arena rink operators...

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...