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2013-10-09 23:26:12

October is Fire Prevention Month, and experts say the number-one life-saving device in case of a fire in the home is a smoke alarm in every room.

2013-10-08 23:26:45

Fire Prevention Week's Theme for 2013 is "Prevent Kitchen Fires." Fire Avert is a fire prevention product that turns off stoves before fires happen. Salt

2013-10-02 23:25:57

Firefighters from around the country will be in Tyler, Texas to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter

2013-10-01 23:21:44

The National Fire Protection Association (http://www.nfpa.org) and Cupcake Digital recently introduced a free deluxe storybook app, Sparky’s

2013-09-25 23:29:25

Firefighters from around the country will be in Carlsbad, New Mexico to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.