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Connecticut Post
CareerCast reveals 2016's most dangerous jobs in America34,000 automobile-related deaths per year. Not surprisingly, firefighters rank
CareerCast reveals 2016's most dangerous jobs in America
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
34,000 automobile-related deaths per year. Not surprisingly, firefighters rank highly on the most dangerous jobs list. The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) reports that "there were 49 on-the-job firefighter fatalities in 2016." Other, less obvious,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
CareerCast reveals 2016's most dangerous jobs in America34,000 automobile-related deaths per year. Not surprisingly, firefighters rank
CareerCast reveals 2016's most dangerous jobs in America
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
34,000 automobile-related deaths per year. Not surprisingly, firefighters rank highly on the most dangerous jobs list. The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) reports that "there were 49 on-the-job firefighter fatalities in 2016." Other, less obvious,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Tire fires pose hazards to air, land and waterdischarge” created from melting tires that can seep into nearby creeks, streams
Tire fires pose hazards to air, land and water
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
discharge” created from melting tires that can seep into nearby creeks, streams and groundwater. A special report by the U.S. Fire Administration states that tire fires fuel themselves on the flammable oil in the tires. They’re “environmentally... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Burning tires pose hazards to air, land and wateryield large amounts of oil that are flammable and environmentally contaminating
Burning tires pose hazards to air, land and water
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
yield large amounts of oil that are flammable and environmentally contaminating,” according to a special report by the U.S. Fire Administration. “Tire fires frequently become major hazardous materials (Hazmat) incidents affecting entire... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Fire risk in millions of homesgas. That in turn would sometimes lead to a home or building fire. How many ho
Fire risk in millions of homes
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 14 days ago
gas. That in turn would sometimes lead to a home or building fire. How many homes get struck by lightning each year? U.S. Fire Administration figures show that every year more than 7,000 homes catch fire due to lightning. Government... Read more
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Wooddale Press
Most house fires start in the kitchenPeterson said flames rose from the stove, and news reports confirm the fire was
Most house fires start in the kitchen
Wooddale Press / Posted 16 days ago
Peterson said flames rose from the stove, and news reports confirm the fire was “cooking related.” According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) shows that “cooking, at 37 percent,... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Our Bennington County volunteer firefighters: Fewer of them, but proud as everinclude "emergency calls, training, meetings, maintenance of the stations and e
Our Bennington County volunteer firefighters: Fewer of them, but proud as ever
Bennington Banner / Posted 19 days ago
include "emergency calls, training, meetings, maintenance of the stations and equipment, and fundraising," according to the U.S. Fire Administration's publication called Retention and Recruitment for the Volunteer Emergency Services. Bennington... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Fire risk in millions of homesgas. That in turn would sometimes lead to a home or building fire. How many ho
Fire risk in millions of homes
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 19 days ago
gas. That in turn would sometimes lead to a home or building fire. How many homes get struck by lightning each year? U.S. Fire Administration figures show that every year more than 7,000 homes catch fire due to lightning. Government... Read more
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Business Wire
First Alert and Fire Departments Team up to Educate Consumers ‘For a Safer Place’your family and home are best protected from fire, First Alert recommends follo
First Alert and Fire Departments Team up to Educate Consumers ‘For a Safer Place’
Business Wire / Posted 20 days ago
your family and home are best protected from fire, First Alert recommends following the guidelines set by the NFPA and U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), which advise that homes have smoke alarms installed inside every bedroom, outside each... Read more
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Daily Herald
Why Bloomingdale firefighters are grateful for pet oxygen maskskits to fire stations across the country and Canada. Earlier this month, Wheato
Why Bloomingdale firefighters are grateful for pet oxygen masks
Daily Herald / Posted 1 months ago
kits to fire stations across the country and Canada. Earlier this month, Wheaton firefighters received the devices. The U.S. Fire Administration and the fire district don't track how many pets die in fires, but Invisible Fence says the industry... Read more

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