Articles related to fires
Burns and Fire Safety - First Aid - About.com
Burns are the most common injuries researched on About.com First Aid. Here are resources for assessing and treating burns. Learn how to classify and ...
Fire Extinguishers - First Aid - About.com
Fire extinguishers are rated for specific types of fires. Make sure you purchase the right type of fire extinguisher for the area where you plan to use it.
At Home Fire Safety Tips - First Aid - About.com
Preparing for an emergency takes diligence and planning. Make sure your home is prepared for the possibility of a fire or other emergency. The following items ...
Discovery of Fire - When was Fire First Controlled - About Archaeology
The controlled use of fire was likely an invention of our ancestor Homo erectus, during the Early Stone Age (or Lower Paleolithic). The earliest evidence for fire ...
How to Make Colored Fire - Chemistry - About.com
These are instructions for making colored fire in all the colors of the rainbow. I also have a video of a colored fire rainbow, so you can see the effect of using ...
Coal Fires - Mining - About.com
Coal Fires: The Major Geological Risk Of The Century?
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, 1911
A fire at the Triangle Waist Company factory in New York City killed 146 workers. The large number of deaths exposed the dangerous conditions in high-rise ...
Top Dangerous Coal Fire Hotspots in the World - Mining - About.com
This ranking is based on the size, potential expansion and related damages and hazards amplitude attached to the fires of a considered country. The most ...
Forest Fire History, Basics, and Behavior - Forestry - About.com
A brief history of forest fires, the basics of forest fire management and control and forest fire behavior.
Purity and Fire in Zoroastrianism - Alternative Religions - About.com
Ritual purity is central to Zoroastrian practices. Of the six main purifying agents in Zoroastrianism, fire is by far the most potent and revered. Considerable effort is ...