An intense wildfire has been blazing across Northern California for up to one month. This catastrophic fire has destroyed up to 550 homes.
According to fire officials, the Northern California Wildfire is one of the most historic and destructive wildfires in history. Hundreds a ...Read More
Extensive research shows that 27% of reported fires between 2014 to 2018 took place in homes. In addition to this, 73% of all reported injuries were a result of home fires.
It means that protecting yourself and your valuables from fire should be on the top of your mind. Thus, ...Read More
Last week in Collier County, a brush fire began which has so far destroyed almost 9 acres, 12 homes, and 33 outbuildings. The brush fire - now called the 36th Avenue Southeast Fire - began on May 13th in Golden Gate Estates near Alligator Alley, separating into six br ...Read More
There are many tools and observations that forensic fire investigators use to determine the origin and cause of a fire. Before the early 1980's, theories rather than scientific methods were used to determine the cause. This was mostly due to a lack of technology that we now have ...Read More
Chimney problems can be difficult to spot, especially since they are in that "out of sight out of mind" part of your home. Neglecting a chimney problem can lead to expensive repairs or worse, such as a potential house fire. Here are some common chimney problems, how to spot poten ...Read More
Many people believe that fire alarms trigger fire sprinklers, however, this is a pervasive myth. In fact, fire alarms and fire sprinklers are very different parts of an important system and they are designed to act as their name suggests. A typical fire sprinkler head in a fire s ...Read More
Ideally, all commercial buildings should have a state-of-the-art fire sprinkler system to help save lives and minimize potential structural damage. There are four types of fire sprinkler systems. In this article, we will explore what sets each one apart so you can learn more abou ...Read More
From 2019 to present, the Australian brush-fires have been burning across the continent. As of January 14th, 2020, the fires have consumed over 46 million acres and killed a staggering billion animals. Many of the creatures were close to extinction when the fires started and expe ...Read More
On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Greenwich Village of New York City caught fire. It would become known as the worst industrial fire in the area’s history and one of the deadliest in the nation. The fire caused the tragic deaths of 123 women and 23 men. Most w ...Read More
Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, CA
On 11/8/2019 at approximately 2:24 PM PST, a brush fire was reported at the Santa Susanna Field Laboratory property. 3 civilian fatalities and 5 total injuries were reported and it is estimated that as much as $6 billion in da ...Read More