Firefighter Brian Mullin of the FDNY sees the consequences of not checking smoke detectors firsthand.
Daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, but make sure to turn the clock ahead before heading to bed Saturday night to avoid getting up late.
Two-thirds of all fatal fires happen in homes that don’t have working smoke alarms, many disabled by homeowners themselves.
Five people have been killed in house fires this week, according to the FDNY. All of those victims could have gotten out alive.
One person was killed, and another injured, when a fire broke out in an apartment building in Queens Sunday afternoon.
What would happen if a fire broke out in your home? Fire alarms save lives, but they may not be as effective as many people think they are, according to a new study.
You may not know it, but the newest generation of smoke detectors do not need their batteries changed; you keep them for 10 years and then toss them.
It’s a wake up call for us all, the disturbing trend in Rockland County.
At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time, that harbinger of spring, arrives with the promise of longer, light-filled days well into the evening.
The Christmas day fire that killed three children and two of their grandparents in Stamford looms over this year’s ‘spring forward’ reminder to change smoke detector batteries.
After the Christmas day fire in Stamford that claimed five lives, Connecticut lawmakers are taking legislative action designed to prevent future tragedies.
While authorities continue to investigate the cause of the fast-moving blaze, the owner of the home, Gerado Avalos, said he inspected the home in October and all the detectors were operable.
When he heard the news of the Christmas fire in Stamford, Matt Kaishian was devastated. For Matt, it was a personal tragedy as that home was where he used to celebrate Christmas with his grandparents, who then resided in the house.
Last year, New York City recorded the fewest fire deaths in the history of record keeping by the FDNY and commissioner Sal Cassano believes education is the reason.