DHAKA (Reuters) - A fire in a textile factory in Bangladesh killed six workers on Wednesday before it was extinguished, police said, renewing fears about safety in the multi-billion dollar industry.
Additive could extinguish flames in less than half a second
Submitted by Brad Hoff via The Canary The fires which began with the 9/11 attacks were never extinguished. They continue to burn fiercely from Afghanistan to Iraq to Syria to Yemen to North Africa, as the region and its regimes came unglued in the wake of George W. Show More Summary
Just because you have a fancy fire suppression system in place doesn’t mean it will work when you need it. To ensure their system is fully functional, the Fort Indiantown Gap Army Reserve switched on the extinguisher system in their new helicopter maintenance facility.
Customs House on Nangari Street was evacuated at 12:30 PM following a fire inside a printing room on level 3. 400 people were evacuated. ACT Fire & Rescue extinguished the small electrical fire, and crews are now ventilating smoke from the building and conducting atmospheric monitoring before allowing people back into the building.
On 24 Aug 1767, the British politician Thomas Whatley wrote to former boss George Grenville about gossip he’d heard from yet another Member of Parliament, Grey Cooper:He told me that the Chancellor of the Exchequer [Charles Townshend,...Show More Summary
The early-morning fire on North Columbus Street was quickly extinguished, officials said.
It took firefighters about two hours to extinguish the blaze. [ more › ]
Home Depot has agreed to pay the U.S. government $5.7 million to settle charges that it sold recalled washing machines, fire extinguishers and other faulty products.
A swiftly moving wildfire near Black Eagle, Montana, consumed about 40 acres of grass before members of the Black Eagle Volunteer Fire Department managed to extinguish the flames. No one was hurt, but one of the firefighters did happen...Show More Summary
Splash Damage's 2011 team-based parkour shooter Brink sold over 2.5m copies in its first year, but more than half a decade later its fire has nearly extinguished. To keep the forgotten game relevant, Bethesda has decided to simply give the game away on Steam. Show More Summary
The Intelligent Extinguisher Did you know that your fire extinguisher has an expiration date? That’s icing on the cake for a product that so few of us actually know...
SANTA ANA – Investigators are calling a quickly extinguished fire at Saint Anne Catholic Church on Sunday morning, Aug. 20, a reckless act. “It sounds like someone knocked over a candle and set the stage on fire,” said Orange County Fire Authority spokesman Tony Bommarito, adding that investigators listed damage at $70,000. Firefighters were dispatched […]
Although oil fires set by fleeing ISIL fighters have been extinguished, environmental fallout looms in Iraq's Qayyara.
This gentleman answers the age-old question -- what do you do when Lamborghini catches fire? The small fire extinguisher he borrowed only seemed to make the fire grow. It took a team of firefighters to put out the blaze. [via Bits and Pieces]
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc said a fire was extinguished on Thursday morning at its 325,700 barrel-per-day (bpd) joint-venture Deer Park, Texas, refinery.
Sprinklers extinguished the blaze in the fourth-floor library. No injuries were reported.
Let’s face it — the design of most home foundries leaves something to be desired. Most foundries are great at melting metal, but when it comes to pouring the melt, awkward handling can easily lead to horrific results. That’s why we appreciate...Show More Summary
IRVINE It took 36 firefighters about an hour to put out a fire at a Brazilian restaurant in The Market Place early Friday, Aug. 11. The blaze was reported about 3:20 a.m. at Texas de Brazil on Jamboree Road and Bryan Avenue. Firefighters saw heavy smoke and fire coming the from the building. The Orange […]