Fire & Security http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en Electrician Severely Burned at Walmart http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrician-severely-burned-walmart <div class="node-body article-body">An electrician was severely burned from an electrical fire earlier this month at a Graham, Texas, Walmart store.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrician-severely-burned-walmart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrician-severely-burned-walmart#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:04:00 +0000 51561 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Ethan Miller/Getty Images Dorm Building Fire Originates in Electrical Vault http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/dorm-building-fire-originates-electrical-vault <div class="node-body article-body">Fire crews extinguished an electrical vault fire in a faculty and staff dorm at the University of Chicago yesterday. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/dorm-building-fire-originates-electrical-vault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/dorm-building-fire-originates-electrical-vault#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:00:00 +0000 51111 at http://ecmweb.com LED Bulbs Recalled Due to Risk of Injury and Burn Hazards http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/led-bulbs-recalled-due-risk-injury-and-burn-hazards <div class="node-body article-body">Halco has recalled LED bulbs that can overheat and fall onto consumers below, posing impact and burn hazards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/led-bulbs-recalled-due-risk-injury-and-burn-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/led-bulbs-recalled-due-risk-injury-and-burn-hazards#comments Fire & Security Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:07:00 +0000 50241 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the Floating Neutral http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-floating-neutral <div class="field-byline"> By Bruce W. Crowly, P.E., C.F.E.I., B.C. Engineering Services, Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When the lights flicker for a split second, most people don’t read too much into it. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-floating-neutral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-floating-neutral#comments Accidents & Investigations Fire & Security Silver Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:06:00 +0000 48841 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Contractors Offered Free Firestop Training from IFC http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-contractors-offered-free-firestop-training-ifc <div class="node-body article-body">A comprehensive online firestop inspection training and education program has been developed by the International Firestop Council for code officials, inspectors and all building trades professionals associated with commercial building firestopping from design through installation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-contractors-offered-free-firestop-training-ifc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-contractors-offered-free-firestop-training-ifc#comments Fire & Security News Training Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:13:00 +0000 47951 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Dan Kitwood / Getty Images California Contractors Burned from Electrical Explosion at Condo Complex http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/california-contractors-burned-electrical-explosion-condo-complex <div class="node-body article-body">An electrical explosion in at a mixed-use condominium complex sent two workers to hospitals on Tuesday.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/california-contractors-burned-electrical-explosion-condo-complex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/california-contractors-burned-electrical-explosion-condo-complex#comments Accidents & Investigations Fire & Security Around the Circuit Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:00:00 +0000 47631 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Fire Forced Evacuation at NY High School http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-forced-evacuation-ny-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">A fire at a high school in Staten Island, New York, forced an evacuation on May 30 looked electrical in nature.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-forced-evacuation-ny-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-forced-evacuation-ny-high-school#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:53:00 +0000 47591 at http://ecmweb.com Fire Breaks Out Underground at Georgia Dam House http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-breaks-out-underground-georgia-dam-house <div class="node-body article-body">A fire broke out below ground at a dam house in Bartow County, Georgia, in mid-May, when the powerhouse was re-energized.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-breaks-out-underground-georgia-dam-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-breaks-out-underground-georgia-dam-house#comments Fire & Security Fri, 30 May 2014 16:15:00 +0000 47041 at http://ecmweb.com Dannemiller Electric in Ohio Damaged from Fire http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/dannemiller-electric-ohio-damaged-fire <div class="node-body article-body">An Ohio electrical business, Dannemiller Electric Co., suffered damage from a fire last week.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/dannemiller-electric-ohio-damaged-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/dannemiller-electric-ohio-damaged-fire#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit News Thu, 29 May 2014 15:30:00 +0000 47001 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the Livestock Farm Fire http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-livestock-farm-fire <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Vandal, P.E., CFEI, LWG Consulting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When a plumbing contractor installed flexible corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) in a livestock barn in order to supply propane to ceiling-mounted heaters, he had no reason to envision the tragedy that would ultimately unfold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-livestock-farm-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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