fire hazard News

South Jersey Boardwalks’ Unique Aspects Challenge Firefighters

Squeezing a bunch of structures together along a street made of wood is probably not the way to go when building a fire-resistant neighborhood. And yet there they are, in many New Jersey shore towns. South Jersey boardwalks in Atlantic …

Insurer Using Imaging Technology to Spot Home Hazards Before They Cause Damage

A new imaging technology being deployed by Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. can help reduce the risk of catastrophic damage, injury and loss of life due to fire. It can also spot potential water damage to homes and personal property before …

Mississippi Regulator Advises Holiday Decorating With Safety in Mind

This Christmas, hanging the stockings by the chimney is not the only holiday decorating that needs to be done with care. Mississippi’s Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney recommends that everyone decorate for the holidays with fire safety …