Cooking Causes 73% of Dorm Fires
- USFA releases report on civilian fire fatalities in residential buildings. // Fire Engineering;May2012, Vol. 165 Issue 5, p34
The article reports on the 92% civilian fatalities in residential buildings, according to the report of the U.S. Fire Administration based on the 2008-2010 data coming from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).
- USFA releases cooking fires report. // Fire Engineering;Mar2013, Vol. 166 Issue 3, p54
The article discusses the statistical report "Cooking Fires in Residential Buildings (2008-2010)" released by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), which included information on fatalities, injuries, and property damage caused by cooking fires in the U.S.
- USFA releases residential fires topical reports. // Fire Engineering;Oct2010, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p42
The article deals with residential fires topical reports released by the U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA), including "One- and Two-Family Residential Building Fires" and "Multifamily Residential Building Fires, developed by the agency's National Fire Data Center.
- Costly Holocaust. // Time;8/8/1977, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p41
The article focuses on the damages caused by the fire in Santa Barbara, California. It states that the fire started when the kite of a young man soared down the power lines which caused short circuit that set fire to dried chaparral. It mentions that the fire roared to the hills as it was...
- USFA report addresses residential building fires. // Fire Engineering;Jul2012, Vol. 165 Issue 7, p32
The article reports on the study by National Fire Data Center of the U.S. Fire Administration which shows that 365, 500 annual residential fires reported to the U.S. fire departments.
- USFA Releases Report. // Fire Chief;Nov2008, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p10
The article reports on the "Residential Structure and Building Fires" report released by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA). The report, which was developed by USFA's National Fire Data Center, examines causes and characteristics of fire occurring in residential structures and buildings. In...
- USFA releases Topical Series reports. // Fire Engineering;Jul2009, Vol. 162 Issue 7, p37
The article focuses on the reports "Multiple-Fatality Fires in Residential Buildings" and "Medical Facility Fires," both released by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA). "Multiple-Fatality Fires in Residential Buildings" found that nearly 250 fires resulting in two or more civilian fire deaths...
- USFA Releases University Housing Fires Report. // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;8/ 9/2011, p1
The article focuses on the special report "University Housing Fires (2007-2009)" that was released by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA). It states that the report highlights the characteristics and causes of fires in university and college residential buildings, such as fraternity and sorority...
- Evaluating Masonry Fireplaces and Solid-Fuel Chimneys. Williams III, Forrest E. // Minnesota Fire Chief;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p30
The article evaluates masonry fireplaces and chimneys, as well as other fire-safety provisions. The U.S. Fire Administration report shows that heating is the second leading cause of residential building fires in the country. The author advises to determine if a fireplace installation is not...