A fire is, in many ways, a worst case scenario for the hotel industry from the start. Hotels and motels are probably the worst possible places in which a fire could bring out. For one thing, hotels and motels are notoriously difficult to evacuate. This is especially true for hotels with high-rise floors. By the time guests are made aware of a fire, it could be too late for them to evacuate, and it’s very difficult for firefighters to reach people on the upper levels in time to rescue them. There is also a higher risk of fires breaking out in hotels and motels, not only because these buildings have expanded spaces in general, but because of their extensive electrical wiring — which always flammable — and the risk of malfunctioning in ovens and stoves. Most hotels and motels have at least one big
It was a long couple of days in elementary classrooms across the midwest. Just as the temperatures were warming up and the rains were stopping, children across the state of Nebraska had to stay inside for recess. In addition, on one of the days all afternoon outdoor athletic practices had been cancelled as well. Smoke from controlled burns in the state of Kansas had made their way north and had threatened the air quality for young children, older adults, and anyone with respiratory issues. To error on the side of safety, the area superintendents decided that children in the largest school districts in Nebraska had to remain inside.
Barely ten days later, many throughout the state of Nebraska woke up to a strange morning haze. Not quite fog, the haze was difficult to understand. As the day