Headlines Tagged with Fires/Injuries — 8,437 headlines found
Hacker suffered burns to his arm, hands and face. When the smoke cleared he saw that his e-cigarette that he had charging on the floor had exploded. “It didn’t stop charging. It’s like when you keep filling up a gas tank, it just kept going,” Hacker sa
Nov 28, 2013 KRDO TV 13 (Colorado Springs, CO)
added Dec 3, 2013 13:04
29 firefighters were on scene to tackle the fire, along with the hazmat unit and heavy rescue unit. The resident was badly burned and unconscious when she was pulled from her home.
Dec 1, 2013 KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Dec 3, 2013 13:01
The Des Moines Fire Department says a man was injured when he lit a cigarette while using an oxygen tank, sparking a fire. The fire happened Saturday afternoon when the man lit a cigarette while wearing an oxygen mask.
Dec 1, 2013 KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Dec 3, 2013 12:44
Although The Los Angeles Times reported that the fire had its origins from a smoldering cigarette butt, later sources, including the show’s historical display, say that it began with an electrical short.
Dec 3, 2013 New York Times
added Dec 3, 2013 02:06
The Moakley Archive and Institute at Suffolk University has many resources that explore Congressman Moakley's twenty-year effort to create a national standard for the production of fire-safe cigarettes. Moakley's interest in the issue stemmed from a fata
Nov 23, 2013 Suffolk University Law School - Boston
added Nov 23, 2013 15:43
Some of the arguments below have been used by the tobacco industry as a "smokescreen" to divert attention away from the fact that fire-safe cigarettes can be a highly effective tool to save lives and prevent injuries and devastation from cigarette-ignited
Aug 23, 2011 NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)
added Nov 23, 2013 15:39
The story goes back to the 1970s, when the tobacco industry was under pressure to make self-extinguishing cigarettes because so many people were dying in fires caused by careless smokers. The tobacco industry didn’t want to tinker with cigarettes, so it
Nov 23, 2013 New York Times
added Nov 23, 2013 15:32
Should you be afraid of your couch? A new HBO documentary exposes the existence of deadly chemicals in furniture, and highlights the movement to fix a problem that touches us all.
when they’d first heard stories about the chemical company cover-ups involving “front” groups and the tobacco industry, it smacked too much of conspiracy theory to be true. “We thought, ‘it can’t be this bad.’ But the Tribune found that it was indeed that
Nov 21, 2013 Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Nov 23, 2013 13:11
shows how cigarette companies have given people cancer in ways having nothing to do with smoking or even secondhand smoke: By deceitfully pushing for flame-retardants in furniture, they've surrounded us with toxic chemicals that are untested and ineffecti
Nov 22, 2013 Hollywood Reporter
added Nov 23, 2013 10:42
Maintenance workers alerted authorities to a deadly apartment fire believed to have been started by an unattended cigarette. One person was found dead inside the unite at the Reserves at Castle Rock Apartments, 1020 Highland Ridge Way, Thursday morning.
Nov 11, 2013 KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Nov 11, 2013 14:27