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2009-12-03 10:15:00

BOSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- If the 2010 Farmers' Almanac is an accurate prognosticator, three-quarters of the U.S. will shiver through below-normal temperatures this winter.

2009-12-02 14:08:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Each year in the United States an estimated 2,800 children age 14 or younger are injured and 850 are killed in residential fires according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

2009-10-30 15:45:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the International Code Council's Residential Building Code Committee (RBCC) have made it clear that fire sprinklers are destined to become a standard feature in all new homes.

2009-10-27 12:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the Phoenix Fire Department are pleased to announce Mr.

2009-10-08 05:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S.

2009-10-05 07:00:00

PELLA, Iowa, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures drop and families spend more time in-doors, statistics prove that there is an increase in home fires, with December and January being the peak months.

2009-10-05 05:13:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyday household routines - such as boiling water for the family dinner, giving your child a bath or leaving burning candles within reach of a child - can potentially cause burns to you or your child if not done safely.

2009-09-29 08:00:00

UL-listed Fire-Link II in-suite alarm extension dramatically improves safety and reduces cost of retrofitting buildings to meet code requirements KELOWNA, BC, Sept.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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