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How To Put Out a Grease Fire in the Kitchen - First Aid - About.com
May 19, 2014 ... Grease fires happen when collections of oil or grease on a stove, oven or fryer get hot enough to ignite. Grease fires are extremely dangerous ...
http://firstaid.about.com/od/hazardousmaterials/ht/06_greasefire.htm
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 ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/ancientdailylife/qt/fire_control.htm
Prescribed Fires and Controlled Burns - Forestry - About.com
The very foundation of fire ecology is the premise that wildland fire is neither innately destructive nor in the best interest of every forest. Fire causes change and ...
http://forestry.about.com/cs/forestfire/a/prescribe_burn.htm
Coal Fires - Mining - About.com
The term "Coal fire" refers to a burning or smoldering coal seam, coal storage pile or coal waste pile. Two major causes have been identified for coal fires:.
http://mining.about.com/od/Coal/a/Coal-Fires.htm
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 ...
http://chemistry.about.com/od/coloredfire/tp/colored-fire-rainbow.htm
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 ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/1910s/p/trianglefire.htm
Causes of Forest Fires - How Wildfires Start - Forestry - About.com
Here is a history of natural wildfire's beginning and chemistry necessary for combustion. Included are the common causes of forest fires and how they spread .
http://forestry.about.com/od/forestfire/a/Causes-Of-Forest-Fires.htm
Culm Fire in Coal Country - Geology - About.com
Culm fires may ignite the coal beds themselves. In that case the outlook is even worse. The notorious coalbed fire at Centralia, Pennsylvania, began in 1962 and  ...
http://geology.about.com/library/bl/images/blculmfire.htm
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 ...
http://mining.about.com/od/Coal/a/Top-5-Coal-Fires-Hotspot.htm
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.
http://forestry.about.com/cs/forestfire/a/good_bad_ugly.htm
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