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Brushfire Fairytails

On Monday afternoon, after a full day of work, Dean Ferreira, MD, asked a couple of guys in the office whether they were interested in helping out with the fires that had been raging since Sunday morning, knowing that those who had been working on them (including our colleague Michael Scott), would be exhausted and would need to go home to their family and get some much needed rest. 332 more words


Museum of Fire

Last week I had the pleasure to travel back to (my second home) in Edinburgh. On this trip there were several things I never got a chance to do – and with my passion of studying technology history – one which I should have. 253 more words


Fire ... day three

I must admit where we live we are safe and out of danger.  However, in one’s mind you live with those under threat and in its own way it is not a comfortable condition to be in.   180 more words



Since yesterday afternoon a large portion of the Table Mountain National Park has been subjected to a most destructive fire which started on the Muizenberg mountain.   192 more words


Deluge vs. Sprinkler - learn the differences

You might have notice the sprinkler head in the building and heard about the deluge system in the chemical plant and think that the two words are the same. 401 more words

Fire Protection

Fire and Ice - February 2015

Philadelphia firefighters work the scene of an overnight blaze in west Philadelphia on February 16, as icicles hang from where the water from their hoses froze. 130 more words