The Tuscany Fire Station, officially opened in September, is designed as a community hub that includes an outdoor public fitness facility, community meeting rooms and satellite offices for city employees.
Sonoma County is exploring the use of warning sirens after official evacuation alerts in the form of phone calls, text messages or loudspeaker announcements failed to reach everyone in the path of last year's firestorm.
As the date for legalized cannabis growing approaches the Fire Chiefs Association of BC is asking the province for more guidance and legislation around electrical and fire codes and for more power to conduct inspections.
For the twelfth year Windsor Fire and Rescue Services will partner with Meals on Wheels to help ensure residents with limited mobility have working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and a home escape plan.
Toronto's fire service has launched a new campaign targetting smokers who throw burning cigarettes off balconies, leading to fires. Slogans include "don't be a flicking idiot" and "kill your butts, not your neighbours".
Five days after a fire badly damaged the Arthur Capper Senior Center in Washington, DC a 74-year-old man was rescued from the remains of the building. The management company responsible for the building had reported him safe.
Tennessee man Claude Francis Garrett was convicted of murder based on questionable arson science twenty-five years ago. A report written in 2016 by a group of renowned fire scientists concluded there was no evidence to support the arson conviction.
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