Home fire fatalities Sept. 8-14, 2019

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Home fire fatalities Sept. 8-14, 2019 1,405 fire fatalities have been reported in 2019.   25 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for Sept. 8-14. Male Female Gender unreported Children 14 and under Adults 65 and older Number of multiple fatality incidents Number of deaths...
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Pasco firefighter, wife and infant daughter injured in Hillsborough car crash

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A Pasco County firefighter, his wife and infant daughter were injured in a four-car crash Friday afternoon in Hillsborough County that sent five people to the hospital . Hunter Garcia and his family were driving on Van Dyke Road before the collision, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue. The...
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Miami bypasses feds to deploy search and rescue crews to the Bahamas

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The City of Miami and the Bahamian government are working out an agreement to send Miami’s urban search and rescue team rather than wait for federal approval Today at 10:06 AM Original Link: https://www.firerescue1.com/search-rescue/articles/394966018-Miami-bypasses-feds-to-deploy-search-and-rescue-crews-to-the-Bahamas By David Smiley and Joey Flechas Miami Herald MIAMI — Frustrated that one of the...
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Leave Fireworks to the Experts – Have a Safe 4th of July Holiday

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Leave Fireworks to the Experts   Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks. The National Safety Council advises everyone to enjoy fireworks at public displays conducted by professionals, and not to use any fireworks at home. They may be legal but they are not safe. In 2017, eight people...
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Hotel and Motel Fires

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Hotel and Motel Fires News and Announcements | July 9, 2018 Our updated report on the characteristics of hotel and motel fires covers the period from 2014 to 2016. An estimated 3,900 hotel and motel fires each year caused 15 deaths, 100 injuries, and $100 million in property losses....
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USA Firefighter Fatality Notification

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Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported

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Name of product: Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles Hazard: The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. Remedy: Replace Recall date: November...
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