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Firefighters warn of danger from improper use of lithium-ion batteries

ROME- After a few fires in recent months caused by a faulty lithium-ion battery, the Rome Fire Department has issued a number of warnings for people who use these types of batteries in their electronic devices and home gadgets. “It’s a known problem across the country,” Rome’s fire chief Thomas Iacovissi warned. Fire officials said …

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4 / WAY House by Deegan-Day responds to the ‘gravity and danger’ of the Los Angeles location

American studio Deegan-Day Design & Architecture designed a California weekend home to withstand wildfires and take advantage of the views. 4/Way House is located near Malibu, on a southeast facing edge in the Santa Monica Mountains, in a community called Topanga. Joe Day—founder of local studio Deegan-Day Design & Architecture—purchased the property with his wife, …

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The danger of hoarder fires

Locals from Mount Laurel, Evesham and Burlington County IAFF (International Association of Fire Fighters) will hold a presentation next month to help prevent the increasing number of house fires. Chris Santone, Battalion Chief of the Mount Laurel Fire Department, noted that the decision to start the presentation came after firefighters noticed a recent increase in …

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What I Buy and Why: Adam and Iris Singer on Finding a Big Treasure at a Small Auction House and the Danger of Buying Art Via Jpeg

The blank walls of a new home can give an art collector the same daunting yet exciting sense of possibility that a blank canvas does for an artist. When couple Adam and Iris Singer moved from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Paradise Valley, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix, in the mid-2000s, they felt equal parts inspiration and …

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