The Day – Firefighters union buys bed-shaking fire alarm for Waterford family

Waterford — Lexi Dickenson began to lose her hearing two years ago. She received a cochlear implant in March, but when she takes it off at night to charge, she is completely deaf in one ear. That left the 6-year-old’s parents, Natasha and David, concerned about their safety in the event of a fire. “There … Read more

The Day – Firefighters union buy bed-shaking fire alarm for Waterford family

Waterford — Lexi Dickenson began to lose her hearing two years ago. She received a cochlear implant in March, but when she takes it off at night to charge, she is completely deaf in one ear. That left the 6-year-old’s parents, Natasha and David, concerned about their safety in the event of a fire. “There … Read more

Boston Fire Department installs bed shaker alarms for deaf and hard of hearing people at no charge

The Boston Fire Department urged people this week to take advantage of a program that installs a free bed shaker alarm in the homes of deaf or hard of hearing people to help alert them to a fire, according to a tweet from the department. “We go out, and we hear concerns about people not … Read more

Man arrested after allegedly setting girlfriend’s bed on fire

BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested Tuesday after setting his girlfriend’s bed on fire after a fight, authorities said. According to court records, 30-year-old Emile Williams got in a fight with his girlfriend at an apartment along Monet Drive on March 27. A witness told firefighters that the woman left to cool off after … Read more

Man arrested after allegedly setting girlfriend’s bed on fire

BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested Tuesday after setting his girlfriend’s bed on fire after a fight, authorities said. According to court records, 30-year-old Emile Williams got in a fight got in a fight with his girlfriend at an apartment along Monet Drive on March 27. A witness told firefighters that the woman left … Read more

Fire Bolt Incredible smartwatch launched in India with SPO2 and heart rate tracking

Fire Boltt has released its latest TWS smartwatch; the Fire Bolt Incredible in India. The device comes with a round dial and comes with a 1.3-inch AMOLED display. The screen supports a resolution of 360×360 pixels and comes with over 200 cloud-based watch faces. The device comes with features such as SPO2 and heart rate … Read more

4 Sent To Hospital After Fire In Bed-Stuy’s Sumner Houses: FDNY

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — Four people were sent to the hospital after a fire at the Sumner Houses early Monday morning, according to officials. The blaze broke out about 3:17 am in an apartment at one of the New York City Housing Authority complex’s buildings on Park Avenue near Marcus Garvey Boulevard, according to the FDNY. … Read more

Students evacuate Few Quad Friday night due to small fire on resident’s bed

A small fire in a student’s room on the Few Quad GG third floor Friday night resulted in an evacuation of all Few residents. The fire was “a very small incident that was quickly contained,” Vice President for Administration Kyle Cavanaugh wrote in an email to The Chronicle. An investigation determined the cause of the … Read more

Andhra techie battling for life after fire from laptop engulfs room

Police said the fire was likely to have been triggered by sparks from the laptop charger adapter, and spread quickly through the bed and clothes lying around. A 22-year-old software engineer from Andhra Pradesh is battling for her life after suffering major burns in a fire triggered while she was working on her laptop. On … Read more