Smoke Alarms: Why, Where, and Which This document is not intended to be all inclusive, but it is intended to inform the reader about some of the safety aspects and importance of having and maintaining working smoke alarms.
Aluminum Regulator Fire Injures One Fire Fighter - Nevada On January 25, 1999, a male fire fighter (victim) received first- and second-degree burns when an aluminum oxygen regulator caught fire. The victim was performing a weekly equipment inspection on the engine to which he was assigned.
Safety Alert - Fire Extinguisher A fatal injury occurred in Indonesia resulting from the operation of a gas cartridge type dry chemical powder filled fire extinguisher. Upon activating the fire extinguisher, the bottom of the extinguisher body failed.
Cooking Fires Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Cooking was the cause of 36% of all structure fires in 2002.
Electronic Cigarette Fires and Explosions A number of recent fires have been attributed to e-cigarettes, causing concern within the fire service community. In response, a review of incidents involving e-cigarettes hwas initiated.
Electrical Fire Safety An estimated 28,300 residential building electrical fires occur annually and cause 360 civilian deaths, 1,000 civilian injuries, and $995 million in direct loss according to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA).
Score a TD over mine fires Fires at underground belt drives (UBD) and battery charging stations (BCS) can be defeated with a “TD”, that is good Training and proper Design. Proper design of fire suppression systems (FSS) and noncombustible structures.
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