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2013-11-06 23:22:37

As Fire Avert continues to gain traction in the fire prevention world, more and more people and retailers are seeing that Fire Avert is the end all answer to prevent kitchen fires and are starting to sell them in various retailing outlets and appliance stores. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Fire Avert continues to expand both their retail and online presence with expansion into Maytag Appliance repair shops in the Salt Lake City market as well as a new affiliate program to...

2013-11-05 23:00:12

Environment and Human Health, Inc.'s new research report closely examines the health risks that flame-retardants pose to the general population and recommends sweeping policy changes to protect the public. Recent toxicological studies demonstrate that flame-retardants pose the greatest risk to the normal growth and development of fetuses, infants and children. New Haven, Conn. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI), an organization of physicians and public...

2013-10-17 23:25:40

Firefighters from around the world will be at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge World Challenge XXII; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area next week. The event is being offered to...

2013-10-17 12:23:40

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years have passed since six people died in a high-rise fire that did not have fire sprinklers at the Cook County Administration Building, 69 W. Washington, October 17, 2003. The City has since established additional fire- and life-safety measures to prevent future tragedies in commercial high-rise buildings. The nonprofit Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) questions the safety of occupants who live in...

2013-10-16 20:23:12

As the government shutdown puts the clean-up efforts of the Rim Fire in jeopardy, George Saadian's team at Fire Protection Group, Inc. is appreciated more than ever. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For residents throughout Southern California, the impeccable reputation of Fire Protection Group, Inc. serves as a great comfort and a point of tremendous pride for the company's general manager and lead engineer George Saadian. With decades of experience, FPG has provided fire...

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. In 2012, there were more than 1.4 million fires that took over 3,000 lives in the U.S. alone; Life+Gear has developed a full line of home safety, fire preparation products to help families ensure that they are prepared when the unexpected happens. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 There are few things that homeowners and apartment...

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 Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Fire Avert joins rest of the country in celebrating fire prevention week by announcing a 50% off sale. Fire prevention week this year begins on October 6th and runs through October 12th. The week stands as a time when emphasis is laid upon teaching people how to prevent kitchen fires...

2013-10-07 12:29:18

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), on average, seven people in the U.S. die every day in house fires. In 2011, fire departments responded to 370,000 home fires, resulting in $6.9 billion in damage. With Fire Prevention Week underway, the experts from Rave Mobile Safety, creators of the national public safety service, Smart911, are offering the following tips to help individuals and families prevent and handle fire...

2013-10-04 12:21:46

HARRISBURG, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann today urged Pennsylvanians to take steps to prevent fires in their homes and businesses during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6 through Oct. 12. "This year's theme is 'Prevent Kitchen Fires'," Mann said. "Bad cooking is no laughing matter when you consider that kitchen fires are the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States." According to the National Fire Protection...

2013-10-03 16:24:13

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials in the Illinois fire service are predicting a dramatic uptick in intentionally set fires in the state of Illinois through October, stating that the fires will be widespread through dozens of communities. Studies have been able to pinpoint the locations of where the fires will occur and even the dates on which they will occur. Fire officials ask that community members in the following locations (and potentially more locations) stay...