Fire & Security http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en Power Employees Injured in Arc Flash Fire http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/power-employees-injured-arc-flash-fire <div class="node-body article-body">A malfunction in an electrical panel caused a transformer to explode at Pioneer Hydropower in Hamilton, Mass.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/power-employees-injured-arc-flash-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/power-employees-injured-arc-flash-fire#comments Fire & Security Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:26:00 +0000 135151 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Fire Injures Workers in New York http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-injures-workers-new-york <div class="node-body article-body">An electrical fire at the construction site of an East 92nd Street luxury apartment tower in New York injured three workers this past Tuesday morning.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-injures-workers-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-injures-workers-new-york#comments Fire & Security News Thu, 21 Apr 2016 18:12:00 +0000 134811 at http://ecmweb.com UL Warns of Potential Hazards from Improper Installation of Lighting Retrofit Kits http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/ul-warns-potential-hazards-improper-installation-lighting-retrofit-kits <div class="node-body article-body">UL has issued a warning over the growing number of reports of improperly installed and uncertified retrofit lighting kits that may pose a fire or shock hazard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/ul-warns-potential-hazards-improper-installation-lighting-retrofit-kits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/ul-warns-potential-hazards-improper-installation-lighting-retrofit-kits#comments Fire & Security Lighting & Control Shock & Electrocution Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:39:00 +0000 134511 at http://ecmweb.com Blast Damages Electrical System at Virginia Dam http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/blast-damages-electrical-system-virginia-dam <div class="node-body article-body">A fire at Philpott Dam last month in Virginia destroyed equipment already slated to be replaced.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/blast-damages-electrical-system-virginia-dam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/blast-damages-electrical-system-virginia-dam#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:45:00 +0000 134411 at http://ecmweb.com More Seismometric Circuit Breakers Needed in Japan to Avoid Fires http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/more-seismometric-circuit-breakers-needed-japan-avoid-fires <div class="node-body article-body">The Japan Association for Fire Science and Engineering has reported that out of 239 fires caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/more-seismometric-circuit-breakers-needed-japan-avoid-fires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/more-seismometric-circuit-breakers-needed-japan-avoid-fires#comments Fire & Security Power Quality Mon, 21 Mar 2016 18:32:00 +0000 133851 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Toshiharu Kato/Japanese Red Cross/IFRC via Getty Images Resin Factory Fire Result of Electrical Short http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/resin-factory-fire-result-electrical-short <div class="node-body article-body">A fire at a resin factory in Shelbyville, Indiana, was caused by an accidental electrical short last week. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/resin-factory-fire-result-electrical-short" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/resin-factory-fire-result-electrical-short#comments Fire & Security Thu, 17 Mar 2016 19:36:00 +0000 133721 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Fire at New York School Under Investigation http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-new-york-school-under-investigation <div class="node-body article-body">A fire broke out in an electrical panel in the basement of the International High School in Union Square, Manhattan, last week. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-new-york-school-under-investigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-new-york-school-under-investigation#comments Fire & Security Tue, 01 Mar 2016 19:53:00 +0000 133131 at http://ecmweb.com Retired Electrician is Burned Working on Panel in Church http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/retired-electrician-burned-working-panel-church <div class="node-body article-body">A retired electrician was burned on his face and hands Monday in an electrical accident at a church in Peoria, Ill. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/retired-electrician-burned-working-panel-church" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/retired-electrician-burned-working-panel-church#comments Fire & Security News Wed, 24 Feb 2016 21:00:00 +0000 132911 at http://ecmweb.com Short Circuit Causes Skyscraper Fire in Dubai on New Year's Eve http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/short-circuit-causes-skyscraper-fire-dubai-new-years-eve <div class="node-body article-body">A fire that engulfed a 63-story hotel in Dubai on New Year's Eve was started by an electrical short-circuit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/short-circuit-causes-skyscraper-fire-dubai-new-years-eve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/short-circuit-causes-skyscraper-fire-dubai-new-years-eve#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:34:00 +0000 131831 at http://ecmweb.com Worker Burned from Arc Flash at Bowling Alley http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/worker-burned-arc-flash-bowling-alley <div class="node-body article-body">A worker at a bowling alley in Prescott, Ariz., suffered injuries after an arc flash fire last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/worker-burned-arc-flash-bowling-alley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/worker-burned-arc-flash-bowling-alley#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Mon, 04 Jan 2016 14:58:00 +0000 131031 at http://ecmweb.com