Season 26, Episode 5 Escape: Because Accidents Happen - Fire

First Aired: February 16, 1999

"Escape: Because Accidents Happen," a four-part look at accident prevention, begins with a review of fire safety. The hour includes a survivor's account of a 1987 fire in a London subway station, and explains how fire-fighting tools were developed following tragic blazes.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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