Fire & Security http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en Fire Caused by Homemade Electrical Panel at Home with Pot Grow http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-caused-homemade-electrical-panel-home-pot-grow <div class="node-body article-body">A homemade electrical panel started a fire in a home in Bellevue, Wash., earlier this week.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-caused-homemade-electrical-panel-home-pot-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-caused-homemade-electrical-panel-home-pot-grow#comments Fire & Security Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:37:00 +0000 145721 at http://ecmweb.com pkripper503/iStock/Thinkstock OSHA Still Investigating Employer of Electrician Who Died in Omaha http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/osha-still-investigating-employer-electrician-who-died-omaha <div class="node-body article-body">The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the employer of an electrician who was injured in a fire.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/osha-still-investigating-employer-electrician-who-died-omaha" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/osha-still-investigating-employer-electrician-who-died-omaha#comments Fire & Security Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:55:00 +0000 145541 at http://ecmweb.com Monkey Business Images/Thinkstock One Worker Dead, Another Injured from Electrical Accident in Texas http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/one-worker-dead-another-injured-electrical-accident-texas <div class="node-body article-body">One construction worker has died and one remains hospitalized in critical condition in Lubbock, Tx., after an electrical fire in Amarillo on Saturday. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/one-worker-dead-another-injured-electrical-accident-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/one-worker-dead-another-injured-electrical-accident-texas#comments Fire & Security Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:10:00 +0000 144801 at http://ecmweb.com iStock/Thinkstock Fire at Missouri College Was Electrical http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-missouri-college-was-electrical <div class="node-body article-body">Last week’s fire on the roof of the electrical and computer engineering building at a Missouri college has been ruled accidental.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-missouri-college-was-electrical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-missouri-college-was-electrical#comments Fire & Security Thu, 15 Dec 2016 20:58:00 +0000 143561 at http://ecmweb.com MattGush/iStock/Thinkstock Fire Recovery in Record Time http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-recovery-record-time <div class="field-byline"> By Pete Rosser, Vice President, KenMor Electric </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When a devastating fire in March 2016 caused major damage to the main manufacturing facility of Champion Fiberglass, a Houston-based manufacturer of fiberglass electrical conduit and strut, a comprehensive plan was developed to get the company back up and running as quickly as possible. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-recovery-record-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-recovery-record-time#comments Fire & Security Contractor Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:10:00 +0000 143111 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Fault on Cable Causes Fire at Indian Point Nuclear Plant http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fault-cable-causes-fire-indian-point-nuclear-plant <div class="node-body article-body">The Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York experienced an electrical fire on a cable running between the two reactors.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fault-cable-causes-fire-indian-point-nuclear-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fault-cable-causes-fire-indian-point-nuclear-plant#comments Fire & Security Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:01:00 +0000 142471 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Mario Tama/Getty Images New Certification for Facility Managers: Emergency Power Systems Specialist http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/new-certification-facility-managers-emergency-power-systems-specialist <div class="node-body article-body">NFPA has created a new certification program: Certified Emergency Power Systems Specialist (CEPSS) for Facility Managers. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/new-certification-facility-managers-emergency-power-systems-specialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/new-certification-facility-managers-emergency-power-systems-specialist#comments Fire & Security Mon, 07 Nov 2016 20:26:00 +0000 142191 at http://ecmweb.com Fire Damages Stadium Light Pole Wiring http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-damages-stadium-light-pole-wiring <div class="node-body article-body">A fire from nearby portable toilets and hand washing stations damaged electrical wiring on an lighting tower at the campus of Marshall University in Huntington, W. Va. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-damages-stadium-light-pole-wiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-damages-stadium-light-pole-wiring#comments Fire & Security Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:35:00 +0000 141681 at http://ecmweb.com By Davebanner12 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Substation Explosion Results in Electrical Fire at Courthouse http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/substation-explosion-results-electrical-fire-courthouse <div class="node-body article-body">More than 1,000 people were left without power for 11 hours last weekend in Jefferson County, Pa., after an explosion at a substation</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/substation-explosion-results-electrical-fire-courthouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/substation-explosion-results-electrical-fire-courthouse#comments Fire & Security Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:01:00 +0000 141521 at http://ecmweb.com MattGush/iStock/Thinkstock NEMA Revises Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/nema-revises-training-manual-fire-alarm-systems <div class="node-body article-body">NEMASB 2 provides technical information on basic fire alarm systems in common usage</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/nema-revises-training-manual-fire-alarm-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/nema-revises-training-manual-fire-alarm-systems#comments Fire & Security Tue, 04 Oct 2016 18:07:00 +0000 140771 at http://ecmweb.com NAimage/iStock/Thinkstock