An unidentified woman was killed yesterday when fire tore through an illegally converted basement under a Borough Park home. It took 45 minutes for 60 firefighters to extinguish the blaze at 909 57th Street, bringing it under control at 2:10 p.m. Show More Summary
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a three bedroom house on Jensen Street, Hughes. The fire started in the master bedroom and spread throughout the house which sustained significant damage. No damage to neighbouring properties with the fire contained to the house. Four occupants safely self evacuated and contacted Emergency Triple Zero (000) at 5.46pm. Three [...]
Sometimes the headlines just write themselves: "Premier Inn guest hurled racist abuse with fire extinguisher hose up his bottom" being a case in point.
ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Ambulance Service have attended the scene of a kitchen fire in Narrabundah. The fire was caused by food stuffs on the stove which caught alight. The fire was extinguished by a young male before firefighters arrived at the scene. The male suffered superficial burns to his legs and hands [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a small fire in a dishwasher on the fourth floor of the John Gorton Building on Parkes Place in Parkes. 1800 people were safely evacuated from the building and are now returning to the lower floors. Crews are now conducting ventilation and atmospheric monitoring. No injuries reported. Two fire pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus [...]
It's right there, behind your Civil War–era snow-dance circle. Turn around! The flames are really big! And that bed looks sort of valuable, even if you have teleported back to the 1860s. You might want to get a fire extinguisher? Did those exist back then? A bucket of water, then?... More »
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at the Mezzalira Ristorante, Melbourne Building, London Circuit, City following a fire on a stove. Fire was extinguished by staff. No injuries have been reported and minimal damage. ACT Fire & Rescue are currently clearing the smoke from the area. Fire caused by cloth material on a hot stove. Two fire pumpers, [...]
Firefighters reportedly contained and extinguished the fire at 3 p.m., before it could spread. [ more › ]
ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service is currently working to extinguish a grass fire burning at William Slim Drive and the Barton Hwy, Giralang. The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE. ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have six units on scene. The [...]
Representing the third installment in a not-at-all-planned series on Jim Ruck inventions, the X-Out fire extinguisher offers kitchen safety at its most modern and effective. Yep, as good as crazy food-related inventions are, there is obviously nothing better than a device which could directly save lives.
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Alec Baldwin finally shows his acting chops in court, Whitey Bulger to find out how forever he'll stay in jail, apparently you can't stick hotel fire extinguishers up your bum in England, and more...
Yes, you read that correctly. UK Man Arrested For Racist Epithets And Urinating On Hotel Floor With Fire Extinguisher In His Butt Via Metro A hotel guest emerged naked from a storage cupboard of a Premier Inn with a fire
Late last week, several news organizations reported that a new iPad Air on display in an Australian Vodafone shop exploded and continued to spew smoke and flames until the fire department arrived to extinguish the blaze. The Australian...Show More Summary
Firefighters have quickly extinguished a fire at a school in Weston Creek tonight. ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident at Stromlo High in Badimarra Street Waramanga via an automatic fire alarm at 10:30pm. Fire crews arrived a short time later to find a small fire inside a photographic dark room on the premises which [...]
The appeal of Apple’s sleek and slender new iPad Air is significantly diminished when it explodes and pours out flames along with so much smoke that the fire department has to be called in to extinguish the blaze. According to a report...Show More Summary
Here’s a true story that illustrates why everyone needs a good fire extinguisher handy. We like to carry the small RV-friendly models like the First Alert Tundra (http://goo.gl/S8Ck3N) and the Fire Gone (http://goo.gl/ZcCjUl). A couple of years ago, my wife and I were visiting Florida. We were driving our pickup truck SEEMORE. In the back of [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a grass fire burning near Drake-Brockman Drive, Holt. The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE. ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service has five units on scene. The fire is located near Pegasus Riding [...]
Looks like the Girl Who Was On Fire will keep staying on fire for the next movie's opening! You can't stop Katniss (except maybe with a fire extinguisher or Nightlock)! According to recent tracking, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is predicted to rake in anywhere between $140 - 150 million in its weekend gross in North [...]
When you think of fire, the only way water is thrown into the equation is in order to help control the blazing inferno in hopes to extinguish it. But scientist have invented a new welding flame that is comprised entirely of water as it’s main fuel source. Show More Summary