When you buy a smoke detector, you assume it will sound quickly in a fire, giving you plenty of time to escape. But some experts warn that’s not always true. In fact, we found that the most common type of smoke detector Read more
Did you know that the tax code allows you to claim tax deductions for household damage caused by thefts, vandalism, fires, floods, hurricanes and others kinds of casualties? But the law imposes several restrictions.
Three apartment fires that displaced more than 40 Greenville County residents in three weeks have sharpened the focus on which buildings ought to have sprinklers.
Mandatory sprinkler installation has gradually spread in the state but has fallen short in some building types of what fire officials say is needed to save lives.
The legislative battle has shifted from hotels to single-family homes, which accounted for 97 of the 203 fatalities between 2008 and September this year, according to the state fire marshal. Read more