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Fire Safety

Top 6 Tips to Protect Your Home from Fire

Sam Cohen | Posted 11.30.2016 | Impact
Sam Cohen

Do you know that Americans witness around 47,000 home-fire accidents each year? Well, the picture is really gory here leading to severe property damag...

After Being Called Out, Trump Hotels Join Federal Fire Safety List

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business

All Trump hotels are now on the government’s list of hotels and motels that have been approved as “fire safe” for federal employees. As The Huff...

Donald Trump Has A Problem With Fire Safety Rules, Apparently

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump seems to think fire safety rules are holding America back. At a rally Monday in Columbus, Ohio, Trump com...

President Trump's Federal Employees Wouldn't Be Able To Stay At Most Trump Hotels

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business

If Donald Trump becomes president, White House staffers won't be allowed to stay in most of his hotels when they travel on government business. Five o...

5-Year-Old Saves Blind Grandmother From Burning Home

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.19.2016 | Good News

When Cloe Woods visited a local fire department in Kenner, Louisiana with her pre-K class in October, the 5-year-old was clearly paying close attentio...

Victim's Mom Questions Delay on Lubbock CSST Gas Line Reform

Sara Warner | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics
Sara Warner

The mother of a Texas man killed in a 2012 house fire flew into Lubbock last week, headed to a city council meeting she once hoped would usher in long-recommended fire-safety reforms inspired by her son's death.

These Internet Stars Can Do It in Two Minutes -- Can You?

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.10.2017 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Brittany Furlan and Frankie Grande can totally do it in two minutes. Destorm Power couldn't do it back in high school, but by college he was doing it ...

Holiday Hazards: Tips to Prevent House Fires

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 12.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
Parker Beauchamp

As we head into the holiday season, shiny decorations and festive winter treats are likely to adorn your home. From Christmas trees and menorahs, to h...

Buddy Holly's Hometown Unlikely Pioneer With Lightning and 'CSST' Fuel Gas Solution

Sara Warner | Posted 08.12.2016 | Politics
Sara Warner

A 2012 lightning incident, the resulting house fire and tragic death of a 31-year-old Texan, combined with the resulting civil litigation, seem poised...

How Was Your Fire, Honey?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.06.2016 | Impact
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger George DeVault, author of FIRE CALL! a volunteer firefighter's memoir "How often do you get a fire call?" people ask all the time. ...

U.S. Colleges Need Fire Safety Awareness

Patrick Dolan, Jr. | Posted 07.14.2016 | Education
Patrick Dolan, Jr.

America's young college scholars and emerging leaders need and deserve transparent, reliable information from our nation's universities about campus fire safety to make educated decisions about what is likely their first home away from home.

Could Your Family Escape A House Fire In Time? | Jeff Rossen and Josh Davis | Posted 02.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

In March 2011, Maureen Aissa's Binghamton, New York, home caught fire in the middle of the night with her five children inside. Her family, who did no...

5 Crucial Holiday Safety Tips You're Probably Overlooking

Hometalk | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Take extra precautions with turkey fryers (be sure the oil used to fry the turkey is the right temperature and always fry outside, in a well-ventilated area.) Don't use water to extinguish a grease fire -- instead, douse the fire with baking soda.

All The Important Things You Need To Know About Fire Safety In Your Home

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 11.01.2014 | HuffPost Home

Fire safety is one of the most important things to know this season.

Fighting Fires: Safety and Survival Tips Pet Parents Need to Know

Natasha Ashton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

As summer winds down and we prepare for the excitement of a new season, there's one lesson every parent needs to remember during the back-to-school blitz -- how to keep pets safe in the event of a house fire.

California's Wildfire Threat Is So Severe That The Season Started Early

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green

Don’t let the recent rains and green hillsides fool you -- the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fresh growth is only c...

From Brazil to Bangladesh: Saving Lives the Old-Fashioned Way, with Fire Drills and Phone Calls

Heather Franzese | Posted 04.20.2014 | Impact
Heather Franzese

Imagine yourself working in a factory. One day you smell smoke. What do you do? Ignore it? Panic? Or follow the fire drill procedure you learned at a training last week? What you choose could save your life.

WATCH: My Christmas Tree Burned Down My House

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Decorating a Christmas tree is one of the many joys of the holidays, but underneath the ornaments and the colorful lights is a serious fire hazard. ...

10 Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Robert Siciliano | Posted 02.17.2014 | Parents
Robert Siciliano

My friends at Schlage want you to have a safe holiday season. Did you know that Christmas trees can kill? Not by falling on you, but by burning down y...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Cooking Safety

Amy Lebeau | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Amy Lebeau

Our mission this week is to spread the word about how dangerous kitchen fires can be -- and provide safety tips that can prevent them. Did you know that ...

Home Fire-Safe Checklist/Defensible Space

Matthew Stein | Posted 09.01.2013 | HuffPost Home
Matthew Stein

With the record-breaking heat, drought, and fire storms of the summer of 2012, followed by a horrendous start to the 2013 fire season, most of us want to do what we can to improve the chances that our home will survive a local wildfire.

Parent Alert: Tips for Keeping Your Children Safe this Summer

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2013 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

Summer is full of activities that your child should enjoy to the fullest. Unfortunately, it can also be a time of injuries, and no parent wants their child to end up in the emergency room.

Burned Factory Was A Known Threat

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business

* Tazreen Fashions was denied fire safety licence * Inspections show other factories not complying * Supply company name...

The Alarming Truth About Fire Safety

Kate Carr | Posted 12.15.2012 | Impact
Kate Carr

Fire can spread rapidly through a home, leaving a family as little as two minutes to escape safely once the alarm sounds. Don't rely on luck to make sure your family is safe.

Fire Safety Official Injured During Fireworks Demonstration

Posted 07.03.2012 | Chicago

A fire safety official was injured Tuesday during a pre-Independence Day fireworks demonstration in Mount Prospect, Ill. Laura Berros, the assistan...