NFPA's Sparky the Fire Dog gets an upgrade

Blog Post created by freddurso Employee on Apr 27, 2012

While perusing NFPA's site, you may have noticed a new take on a familiar face. Sparky®, NFPA's official spokesdog, has been transformed from a lovable cartoon into a full-fledged puppet, just in time to introduce this year's theme for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13, and Sparky's Wish ListTM: Partnering for Fire-Safe Communities:


Turning 61 this year, the personable pooch has gone through a series of makeovers since arriving on the scene. Take a moment and read the feature story in NFPA Journal  on how Sparky has been portrayed through the years. And keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming Journal story on how NFPA brought the Sparky puppet to life.


-Fred Durso, Jr.