3 children, man killed in fire at Maine home

ORRINGTON, Maine –  A fire at a rural wood home early Saturday killed a father and his three children, while the kids’ mother escaped and was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, authorities said. The victims were identified as Benjamin Johnson III, 30, and the couple’s children: two boys, 9-year-old …

 

 

 

 

Safety-check issues hamper power restoration

Long Islanders fight to reclaim their lives after

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Lessons from the Ultimate Safe Houses

By CANDACE JACKSON Candace Jackson looks at homes built to …

 

 

 

 

KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports -US Supreme Court upholds stay of …

By CURT ANDERSON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press STARKE, Fla. (AP) – Following a slew of conflicting court rulings, a federal appeals court Tuesday night blocked the scheduled execution of a mass killer convicted of eight slayings that jolted …

 

 

 

 

Kenai students learn from new fire safety house

KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Kindergartners climbed out of a trailer’s rear window, one after the next, as smoke billowed over their small frames. Some let go of the window seal before their feet touched the ground. As the North Star Elementary students walked away from the smoke, …

 

 

 

 

Fatal air crash decline presents safety challenge

An investigation showed the plane would have been able to fly had the captain responded correctly. Instead, it plummeted into a house near Buffalo, N.Y., killing all 49 people aboard and a man in the home. Investigators cited pilot training lapses by the regional airline, Colgan Air, as a factor.

 

 

 

 

Bad weather now blamed for rise in domestic violence

Sgt Turner told the councillors: “Some of the increase is down to domestic violence cases. We have seen a spike with the additional housing and bad weather. “People get cabin fever locked in a house together. Domestic violence is not just in one place, it would surprise you …

 

 

 

 

18-year-old killed steps away from home — and safety

 

 

 

 

Longmont’s fire safety house teaches lessons to live by

  Hints from the Longmont Fire Department Make a map of your home, marking all smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, windows and doors. Learn two ways to escape every room. Establish a meeting place in front of your house for your family to gather after evacuating. Have smoke detectors …