Quantcast

Latest Firefighting Stories

2013-11-22 23:33:13

The increased use of Turkey Fryers pose unique fire hazards during the Thanksgiving Season. All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing fire safety tips to help keep families safe this year. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Thanksgiving has always been a time with high house fire rates. The deep fried turkey trend has increased fire safety awareness requirements substantially. New Jersey fire and safety equipment provider All Hands Fire Equipment, a family-owned fire safety company,...

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...

2013-10-09 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...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'