Latest Fire safety Stories

2009-08-26 17:14:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Western-region insurer CIG (Capital Insurance Group) -- www.ciginsurance.com -- announced today that the company will be an official sponsor of Los Angeles Magazine's Summer Send-Off, to be held Sept. 3 at The Grove Shopping Center from 4-7 p.m.

2009-07-13 07:30:00

BEIJING, July 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Fire & Security Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CFSG) ("China Fire" or "the Company"), a leading total solution provider of industrial fire protection systems in China, today announced that three of its linear heat detectors ("LHD") have passed the Underwriters Laboratories ("UL") laboratory test and were awarded UL Certifications. China Fire's three products that were tested and certified by UL were its: Nonrestorable Fixed-Temperature Line-Type Heat...

2008-12-03 11:19:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Festive lights, ornamented trees, candles and other in-home decorations are not the only indicators that the holidays are upon us.

2008-12-03 12:46:00

The holiday season is one of the most beautiful and joyous times of the year, but with the increase in home cooking and electricity usage during these weeks, there is also an increased risk of home fires. According to the U.S.

2008-10-10 15:00:15

By Mark Reynolds JOHNSTON -- The Town Council is poised to vote on a proposal to regulate local scrap yards and auto-salvage operations, forcing them to present fire prevention plans to the fire chief and comply with other new requirements.

2008-10-06 09:00:39

Your home should be a safe haven. But even the most safety-conscious homeowner may not have considered a risk that affects thousands of homeowners each year. During the four-year period from 2002 to 2005, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimated that U.S.

2008-10-01 03:00:00

By Nadile, Lisa Q&A A STAFF LIAISON for NFPA 909, Protection of Cultural Resources Properties-Museums, Libraries, and Places of Worship, for less than a year, Principle Fire Protection Engineer Gregory Harrington has enthusiastically accepted the challenge of shepherding the code through its next edition.

2008-09-10 12:00:25

New York City officials urged the United Nations to suspend public tours of its landmark headquarters due to fire-safety concerns. The move comes in the wake a city fire inspection of the complex that turned up 866 code violations, the New York Post said Wednesday.

2008-07-18 00:00:20

MUMBAI: Several highrises in the city are violating fire safety norms blatantly. Even the development control (DC) rules, framed by the state government to streamline the construction of highrises, are relaxed by the BMC to such an extent that fire safety norms are often overlooked.

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