A complete look at the deadly Alpine fire in downtown Las Vegas


LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Guilt and anger. That’s how Catherine Jacobo said she feels when she thinks about the back door at the Alpine Motel Apartments.



Lawsuit Filed After Six People Found Dead in Vegas Fire


LAS VEGAS — The sister-in-law of one of six residents found dead after a Las Vegas apartment building fire filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the property owner, who officials say had been been cited in the past over missing smoke alarms and an emergency exit that was bolted shut.


Nursing Home Safety Violations Endanger Residents in California


As huge swaths of California burned last fall, federal health officials descended on 20 California nursing homes to determine whether they were prepared to protect their vulnerable residents from fires, earthquakes and other disasters.


IFDIA launches new web portal

As a member of the IFDIA, you are being notified that we have upgraded, updated and completely re-designed our web portal.

Locks have changed over the centuries, but the struggle to optimize the balance between security, cost and convenience is a constant. From the days when the Maharajahs of India kept their treasure on islands surrounded by crocodile infested moats (access was only possible by killing or drugging the crocodiles) to the present age of electronics. We know that wooden locks were in use four thousand years ago, the oldest found to date is from a palace in Nineveh (now Mosul, Iraq). Keys of this era were so large that a slave was required to carry one – not much more convenient than the crocs. The Romans combined Egyptian, Greek, and Chinese improvements and made metal locks widely available. Because Roman togas had no pockets keys small enough to be incorporated into finger rings were developed.

Kutztown, PA (PRWEB) February 13, 2008

As part of a comprehensive disaster protection and recovery initiative, Arthur Blank & Co., the largest provider of private label credit and gift cards in North America,

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