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A 75-year-old wheelchair-bound woman died in a Bloomfield blaze in early December. Preliminary reports indicated the fire started in the basement near a couch from an unattended cigarette. And last Thursday, a 65-year-old woman and her 34-year-old
Investigators were still looking for the cause of the fire that started at 1:50 p.m...Upon search of the home, firefighters later found a deceased small breed dog and pet rabbit, according to Hoffman Estates Fire Battalion Chief Richard Englund.
Vt. (AP) Firefighters in the Vermont town of Milton say a carelessly discarded cigarette is to blame for a house fire in which all seven people inside escaped...They said the occupants were alerted to the fire in the basement when smoke detectors
A 57-year-old man was killed and two women were seriously injured after an early morning fire on Sunday in Hanford, the Kings County Fire Department said. When firefighters arrived at the home on Heath Street near Libbie Lane about 2 a.m., one
The initiative is named after Village Trustee Joe Farwell's cousin who died in a home fire in the 1970s before it was commonplace to have smoke detectors in homes. If you are interested in having the battery of your smoke detectors checked and
Ever since the I've fallen and can't get up days, geriatrics had the option of wearing a device through which to call for help, but it still required the user to remain conscious and had no built-in smarts besides the basic intercom feature.
Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire that broke out Saturday in a single-family home in the Southcrest neighborhood. Fire crews were dispatched about 12:30 p.m. to the residence on Gamma Street between South 38th and 39th streets after smoke was
Sunday starts Burn Awareness Week, a national campaign to prevent household accidents. According to the National Fire Protection Association, about 350 children and teens are injured every day as a result of fire or burn-related causes. First Alert
Quebec seniors' home. "We'll certainly review that report and see what the recommendations are," said Karen Lautsch, assistant deputy minister of public safety and corporate services for the ministry. A fire last week devastated the older part of a
Los Angeles fire officials plan to launch a safety campaign following an increase in fire-related deaths this year, including one Tuesday in which a man died after a blaze in a Mid-City home that did not have smoke detectors. "We've never had these