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Carla Spencer
Hello - I am an AmeriCorp VISTA working with the Waynesville Rural Fire Protection District.  I'm working to expand our K-2nd fire prevention and awareness program to K-5th, year-round, and am looking to implement a 'Junior Fire Patrol' for fifth graders.  Basically, they would meet once a month at the fire station, and get hands-on lessons about… (Show more)
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Fred Durso
A recent edition of NFPA Journal highlighted an ongoing discussion: who is permitted to install home fire sprinklers?   Matt Klaus, NFPA technical services lead for fire protection engineering, states in his article that NFPA 13D, Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, leaves it to the… (Show more)
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Jeremy Mitchell
Anybody currently presenting a life safety curricula for 9-10 year olds? We are trying to update our program since Risk Watch switched back to LNTB, but in developing lessons for fourth graders I'm finding that they're a little too old for some of the grade school stuff, but still a little too young to hear a high school or adult safety message.… (Show more)
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Samantha Hoffmann
It wouldn't be FPW in Barrie without the release of a new video.  There is no singing this year but we did have some help from our 'celebrity' friends.   Here is the link:   https://youtu.be/teq3uXNxUpI
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David Shaw
Please take a minute to answer these ten questions. They are geared towards your departments Fire Prevention efforts.    Fire Department Fire Prevention Survey    Respectfully,  David Shaw
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William Paskiewicz
Hi everyone. I'm curious if there would be any interest in exchanging ideas and info to help us all improve how we deliver education and reach our seniors better. I'd love to hear what other communities are doing, and exchange ideas and programs that have and maybe haven't worked. We are using the remembering When Program and it's been very… (Show more)
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Samantha Hoffmann
It wouldn't be FPW in Barrie without the release of a new video.  There is no singing this year but we did have some help from our 'celebrity' friends.   Here is the link:   https://youtu.be/teq3uXNxUpI
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Duncan Rydall
Recently I had a information table at a Senior Citizen's Fair in my Municipality. I did some research prior to and the number one thing Seniors fear the most is losing their mobility. Being involved in a fire did not even make the list; not sure how far down it would be had the list not been a top ten list. So a little brainstorming had me…
Karen Berard-Reed
  Free webinars to help you make FPW last all year long! NFPA’s 2017 Fire Prevention Week theme “Every Second Count. Plan 2 Ways Out!” is aimed to help families plan ahead. NFPA has partnered with the Virginia Hands & Voices Chapter to offer free webinars to discuss this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme and how it specifically applies to… (Show more)
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Laura Volkert
We are starting to promote sign-ups for our home visit program and I was wondering if anyone has flyers, appointment reminder cards, etc. already designed that I could steal to use for our program. I was thinking a full page promo poster and a half sheet or notecard sized reminder saying something like "my Remembering When Home Visit is schedule… (Show more)
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