Firefighters have a higher risk of heart attacks as discovered in a research funded by the British Heart Foundation. Exposures to high temperature could actually make blood sticky and potentially cause minor injury to the heart muscles.
The American Red Cross has been responding to a number of fire emergencies across the United States which usually spikes during the cold winter season.
A polymer developed at the university can shut batteries down when they exceed prescribed threshold temperature during operation.
The HUD has proposed a new rule that would ban smoking in all public housing across the U.S.
A widely distributed group of marine bacteria produces compounds nearly identical to toxic man-made fire retardants, according to a new study.
Prehistoric humans had the ability to control and use fire, according to new findings. The discovery, which was made in the Qesem Cave, is believed to be around 300,000 years old.
A fire broke out at a psychiatric hospital near Moscow early Friday morning, killing at least 38 people, including 2 medical workers who were trapped inside, Russian Health Ministry officials told state-run news agency RIA Novosti.
Oklahoma police said that a man who was found dead in his kitchen may have died as a result of spontaneous human combustion after they found his burned body in his home but no other fire damage or evidence of accelerant use.
Officials are investigating a mysterious incident that broke out in an Oregon hospital after a 11-year-old cancer survivor who caught on fire.