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Florida Fires near Naples

Florida Fires near Naples
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Florida Fires near Naples

The Damage 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 So ...

The Damage 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 ...

How Investigators Find the Origin of a Fire

How Investigators Find the Origin of a Fire
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How Investigators Find the Origin of a Fire

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 met ...

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 ...

Chimney Problems: How to Spot a Potential Hazard

Chimney Problems: How to Spot a Potential Hazard
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Chimney Problems: How to Spot a Potential Hazard

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 repair ...

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 ...

Do fire alarms trigger fire sprinklers?

Do fire alarms trigger fire sprinklers?
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Do fire alarms trigger fire sprinklers?

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 s ...

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 ...

Fire Sprinkler Systems

Fire Sprinkler Systems
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Fire Sprinkler Systems

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 spr ...

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 ...

New South Wales Brushfires

New South Wales Brushfires
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New South Wales Brushfires

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 stagge ...

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 ...

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: March 25, 1911

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: March 25, 1911
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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: March 25, 1911

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 o ...

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 ...

November 8, 2018 | Woolsey Fire | Wildfire in Southern California

November 8, 2018 | Woolsey Fire | Wildfire in Southern California
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November 8, 2018 | Woolsey Fire | Wildfire in Southern California

Woolsey Fire 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 civilia ...

Woolsey Fire 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 ...