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2013-03-25 23:01:42

New SFPE survey finds Americans feel safer at home than in a commercial or public building. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 A recent nationwide survey conducted by Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) revealed that 65 percent of Americans feel safer from the dangers of fire at home. Only 10 percent feel safer in a commercial or public building. “This is an alarming misconception,” said Chris Jelenewicz, SFPE´s program manager. “Actually, fires in dwellings...

2013-02-04 23:00:33

Australia is experiencing the worst massive fires in its history; New South Wales and Victoria residents are always on alert should the danger come too close to home. Sydney-based Everest Electrical Services comes out with an effective fire evacuation plan for residents to use during these threatening conditions. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 The intense heat wave paired with strong dry winds that Australia is currently experiencing puts many residents at risk of losing their homes...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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