- S.C. warehouse fire deadliest for firefighters since 9/11. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Aug2007, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p10
The article presents information on the Sofa Super Store fire of June 18, 2007 in South Carolina. The fire killed nine firefighters and is considered to be the deadliest fire involving firefighters since the 9/11 terrorist attack. The building was vulnerable to fire due to the storage of...
- Oily towels implicated in spa fire. // Fire Engineering;Mar2007, Vol. 160 Issue 3, p90
The article discusses a fire that took place in a spa in Mount Kisco, New York. County investigators and fire officials cited a basket of towels covered in massage oil as the possible cause of the fire. Officials noted that a chemical reaction within the towels could have started the fire. 150...
- Fire at INEOS KÃ¶ln. // Loss Prevention Bulletin;Jun2008, Issue 201, p31
The article provides information on the fire occurred at Ineos plant in Dormagen, Germany at about 14:30 hours on March 17, 2008. It is stated that an expelling of ethylene from the primary pipeline that feeds the plant inflamed causing a fire at the facility. In addition, a stock tank near the...
- Pic of the month. // Works Management;Aug2011, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p6
A photograph is presented depicting a chemical fire which sent exploding aerosols rocketing towards nearby cars and buildings in Crewe, England.
- Wisconsin Gas eases town's recovery from train explosion. Hilliker, Carrie // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Apr97, Vol. 224 Issue 4, p30
Focuses on the emergency management of fire and police departments and public utilities in Wisconsin after an explosion of propane liquid gas carried by an 81-car freight train on a Wisconsin Central Ltd. railroad on March 4, 1996. Occurrence of explosion near the Wisconsin Gas natural gas gate...
- A Fatal Fire with 'Nonflammable' Methyl Chloroform. de Nevers, Noel // Archives of Environmental Health;Sep/Oct86, Vol. 41 Issue 5
Examines the properties of nonflammable methyl chloroform. Factors leading to the death of a welder; Belief on the inability of the material to burn; Display of vapor combustibility.
- Chinese hills are chronic smokers. // Current Science;1/7/2000, Vol. 85 Issue 9, p14
Reports on the efforts of firefighters and scientists to contain the coal fires in Ningxia, China.
- Making a case for change. Coyle, Pamela // ABA Journal;Nov97, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p38
Reports about the tort reform for a punitive damages for plaintiffs who suffered minor ailments after a railroad chemical fire in New Orleans, Louisiana. Damage amount awarded to residents of a mostly New Orleans neighborhood to settle claims; How a `Wall Street Journal' editorial denounced the...
- Filling metal gas cans on plastic surfaces poses fire hazard. // Fire Engineering;Sep95, Vol. 148 Issue 9, p24
Reports on the occurrence of several fires in the service stations of Chevron USA Inc. Hazards of filling gas cans in the back of pickup trucks lined with plastic; Explanation of fire occurrence in such circumstances in the warning issued in Chevron's Marketing Bulletin 36-1094; Directions in...