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2012-04-30 09:14:51

Exposure puts children at risk for respiratory diseases Noisy neighbors and broken-down elevators are common downsides of apartment living. You also can add unwanted tobacco smoke to the list of hazards, according to research to be presented Sunday, April 29, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Boston. Studies have shown that tobacco smoke can seep from one apartment into another. The extent to which this happens, however, is unclear. Researchers from the...

2012-04-21 23:02:06

Firefighters now have a new weapon to help them cut through smoke and better assess situations. The ultra fire resistant FoxFury Breakthrough BT2 and BT3 LED right angle lights, unveiled yesterday at FDIC 2012, are the ultimate smoke-cutting lights. These lights utilize FoxFury's SMO-KUT smoke cutting technology and perform the job of two lights (conventional right angle light and box light). Vista, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 Firefighters now have a new weapon to help them cut through smoke...

2012-04-10 23:03:38

As spring severe weather season begins, a water removal provider recommends protecting your chimney from the threat of water problems. (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water removal and restoration services in the US, is warning residents to properly protect and secure their chimneys as severe weather season 2012 begins in earnest. According to Restoration Local providers, more cases of water damage to chimneys are reported than fire damage. Chimneys...

2012-03-10 08:00:00

Boston area intellectual property law firm Patents Etcetera, in conjunction with inventor Bobby Grantham, announces the planned testing of the Grantham MechVent. The Grantham MechVent, an innovative firefighting invention currently under patent pending protection in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, was conceived by inventor Bobby Grantham to minimize the possibility of flashover in a building fire. Bedford, MA (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 As noted on the Grantham MechVent website,...


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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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