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Smoking Blamed In Fatal Waltham FireFire officials say improper disposal of smoking materials sparked a fatal fire on Albemarle Road in Waltham on Tuesday.
Arson Blamed In Falmouth Store FiresOfficials are investigating two suspicious fires started in Falmouth early Monday morning.
Fire Marshal Offers Tips To Avoid Christmas Tree FiresFires caused by Christmas trees are not common but can be extremely dangerous when they occur.
Woman Dies In Apartment Fire At Winchester Assisted Living FacilityFire officials say a 63-year-old woman has died after a fire at an assisted living center in Winchester.
E-Cigarettes In Luggage On Planes Need To Be Regulated, State Fire Marshal SaysFederal regulators should consider further regulations on electronic cigarettes on airplanes, the state's top fire official said Friday.
Police Say Arson To Blame For Southern Mass. FiresOfficials are asking the public for help in their investigation into two early morning fires Monday.
NH Fire Marshal Warns About 'Junk Drawer' Items After Amherst BlazeA fire at an Amherst, New Hampshire home is being blamed on a battery, paper clips, post-it notes, and other items stashed in a junk drawer.
NH Fire Marshal Warns Of Lightning Hazard In Gas LinesNew Hampshire's fire marshal is warning homeowners to make certain that natural and propane gas lines coming into their homes are properly grounded.
Mass. State Rep. Proposes New Rules To Prevent Chemical Plant Explosions A state representative from Danvers is proposing legislation he says will prevent boiler explosions like the one that leveled a Danvers neighborhood five years ago.
Thousands Sign Up For Mass. Nightclub Crowd Manager LawMassachusetts State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan says that more than 4,000 people have completed online training to become certified crowd managers in nightclubs. The law was put into place as a response to the RI nightclub fire.