NFPA: Arson Fires Reach Historic Low
- A Few Facts About Arson. // Insurance Advocate;6/18/2012, Vol. 123 Issue 12, p19
The article offers information on the arson incidence in the U.S. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) states that the primary cause of fire property damage in the country is arson. It mentions that there are over 500,000 intentional fires each year, which result to over $2 billion...
- Putting out the fire. Pretasky, Diane; Goodwin, Jan // Good Housekeeping;Jul2005, Vol. 241 Issue 1, p99
Focuses on a fire incident at the house of couple Bill and Diane Pretasky in Wisconsin. Damage caused by the fire; Suspects for the arson; Reaction of the couple to the incident.
- NFPA: Arson in structures dropped in 1999. // Fire Engineering;Jun2001, Vol. 154 Issue 6, p51
Reports on the National Fire Protection Association's study of arson incidents in the United States in 1999.
- Juveniles account for most arson arrests. Clayton, Susan // Corrections Today;Apr96, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p26
Reports that juveniles account for a majority of all arson arrests in the United States, according to a study of the National Fire Protection Association.
- NFPA releases arson statistics. // Fire Engineering;Mar1995, Vol. 148 Issue 3, p36
Presents the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) `U.S. Arson Trends and Patterns.' Arson-caused fire problems; Arson as the primary cause of property damage; Juveniles accounted for 49 percent of all arson arrests in the United States; Conviction of individuals for arson offenses.
- Arsonists Destroy High School Library. // School Library Journal;Jul89, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p11
Reports that two teenage arsonists set fire to parts of the Southfield High School library in Michigan. Consideration of how there were $1.5 million in damages; How books, microfilm, historical documents, and reference materials were destroyed; Findings that the school lacked a smoke alarm system.
- Cash boosts hunt for depot arsonists. // Commercial Motor;2/5/2004, Vol. 199 Issue 5065, p12
Reports on the funds given to the Northumbria Police in England to tackle the problem of arson in the North-East as of February 2004. Background on the Operation Chariot of the Northumbria Police; Benefits of the funds for the police's activities.
- Arson charge in Blackpool fire. // Fire Safety Engineering;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p9
This article reports that a 21-year-old man has been charged with aggravated arson and remanded in custody following a fire in Blackpool, England, in February 2009. The fire destroyed the Yates Wine Lodge and damaged several other premises. Police are appealing for people who were in the Clifton...
- Arson-hit Leeds store struggles to meet orders. // Cabinet Maker;11/18/2005, Issue 5465, p4
Reports on the fire that engulfed the store Tong Road Carpet and Bed Centre in Leeds, England. Cause of the fire; Efforts of the management to meet orders despite the incident; Impact of the fire on the store's operations.