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NEWPORT BEACH A one-acre brush fire early Saturday on a Newport Beach coastal hillside was quickly extinguished by firefighters, according to authorities. The Newport Beach Fire Department received aid from several agencies in battling the 2 a.m. Show More Summary
Firefighters have been watching the rubble for 24-hours in past days to catch flare-ups.
Fire investigators are still working to determine the origin of the blaze that required more than 200 firefighters to extinguish.
A fire was extinguished at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas on Wednesday.
100,000 tires caught fire in arid Odessa, Texas earlier this month. The blaze was too much for local volunteer firefighters to extinguish as the isolated area's closest fire hydrant is four miles away. So the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) came to the rescue. Turns out the government body has some value after all, despite what some politicians and the president think.[...]
SANTA ANA — Firefighters spent about 20 minutes Monday evening putting out a fire in a boarded-up, abandoned house in an industrial area of Santa Ana, safety officials said. Firefighters received a call at about 8 p.m. Monday, April 17, of a fire at the abandoned one-story, single-family residence on the 2600 block of South […]
Part of the roof of the hotel was ablaze in the 4,000 room hotel, one of the largest in the world. The fire was reported at 10.46 pm last night and some 77 firefighters extinguished the blaze by 11.09 pm.
More than a dozen residents of an Oakland apartment building have been displaced after their units were damaged in a fire early Sunday, authorities said. Firefighters responded around 3:45 a.m. to the blaze at 3814 39th Avenue near MacArthur...Show More Summary
Inspectors discovered that a California building in a rundown neighborhood lacked fire extinguishers, smoke detectors in every apartment and a working sprinkler system just three days before a blaze erupted and killed four low-income residents. Officials uncovered multiple fire code violations...
Officials found the building lacked fire extinguishers, smoke detectors in every apartment and a working fire sprinkler system.
A man had to take his pants off while shopping at the Puyallup, Washington, Costco Thursday after his cell phone caught fire. "There was so much smoke. And there were two or three people who had a fire extinguisher. They were trying to help him," witness Everett Tyrrell said. Show More Summary
Like an app-controlled faucet or a WiFi-enabled fire extinguisher, the words “Bluetooth Cooler” might make you think of a rejected internet-of-things concept. But trust us, adding wireless technology to products isn’t always "innovation for the sake of innovation." (more…)
Fire extinguishers are usually bright red, presumably so they’ll stand out and be easily identifiable as a safety device. This does have the unintended side effet of making them look
ACT Fire & Rescue is responding to reports of a house fire on Minnta Place in Ngunnawal. Several Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls were made from 4.42pm. Update to follow. Update @ 4:59 PM: Firefighters are working to extinguish the fire which has fully involved the three bedroom house. ACT Fire & Rescue has three […]
A powerful Liebherr LH 120 excavator helps extinguish a massive scrapyard fire by grabbing and moving huge clawfuls of burning material. The machine also had help from a Cat 980M wheel loader that pushed smaller piles on the ground. via Digg Related Laughing Squid PostsExtreme Sandbox, An Adventure Company That Lets People Play With Heavy […]
ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service extinguished three grass fires in the bushland next to Belconnen Way, Aranda on Monday the 13th and Tuesday 14th. ACT Policing suspect the fires were lit deliberately and are now calling for witnesses. Police are urging anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the bushland […]
Because rich people have to actively search for new things to spend money on, this is the line of designer fire extinguishers released by Safe-T. They cost between $100 and $200 and come in all sorts of designs like wine bottle, ketchup bottle, cigar wrapper, tomato soup can, strawberry jam, and camouflage. Show More Summary
Fire extinguishers are a necessity, but that doesn’t mean that they have to be ugly eyesores. Get one that looks awesome in your kitchen. These designer fire extinguishers from Safe-T will look just right in your…