Headlines Tagged with Fires/Injuries — 8,337 headlines found
An 86-year-old man from northwestern Indiana died after setting himself on fire while smoking a pipe, police said. Lowell Fire Department assistant chief Charles Scott says James Johnson suffered extensive burns in the Monday afternoon accident at a hom
May 16, 2013 WBIW 1340 AM (Bedford, IN)
added May 16, 2013 14:38
A former shop owner has admitted selling "dangerous" cigarettes, in a landmark case brought by Lincolnshire Trading Standards. Shapoor Atiqi, 46, who ran Boston Food and Wine Centre, pleaded guilty to eight offences, including the sale of non self-extin
May 16, 2013 BBC Online
added May 16, 2013 14:14
Now Chinese mainland tourists are blamed for the demise of Rubber Duck: rumours circulate that cigarette butts turned art installation into an omlette ... “There have been rumours that Hong Kong’s big yellow duck was ‘burned to death’ by tourists from S
May 16, 2013 South China Morning Post
added May 16, 2013 03:31
Shapoor Atiqi was sentenced at Boston Magistrates’ Court this afternoon for a string of offences related to selling ‘non self-extinguishing’ cigarettes (see below). Atiqi was ordered to complete 270 hours of unpaid community work during the next 12 mont
May 15, 2013 Boston Standard (uk)
added May 15, 2013 19:52
Investigators say smoking materials on a second floor balcony started flames in the 32-unit apartment building, displacing over 60 residents Thursday night.
May 12, 2013 CBC News (ca)
added May 13, 2013 03:16
Police suspect a fire in the Legislative Council office of radical lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung was caused by someone breaking the ban on smoking in government offices. No one was injured in the Saturday night blaze but a sofa and a picture of m
May 13, 2013 Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added May 12, 2013 17:01
The victim is Delores Anderson, 75. The structure is owned by Spring River Christian Village. ... The victim was smoking while on oxygen equipment.
May 11, 2013 Joplin (MO) Independent
added May 11, 2013 14:23
Unauthorized smoking in bed during nighttime was cited by investigators as the most likely cause of the previous two fires at psychiatric hospitals that killed a total of 39 people.
May 9, 2013 RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency) (ru)
added May 9, 2013 00:58
A 76-year-old man is dead after he ignited his shirt instead of his cigarette at a seniors' residence north of Montreal. Louis Beaupre was consumed by flames on the balcony of a home in suburban Boisbriand, Que.
May 8, 2013 Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added May 8, 2013 15:34
Boston fire investigators determined Thursday the careless disposal of smoking material led to the fatal three alarm fire early Sunday that killed a Boston University student.
May 3, 2013 WCVB-Ch. 5 (Boston, MA)
added May 7, 2013 09:14