• NTSB Final Report on Scuba Boat Fire (2 Sept.'19)

    Very interesting and comprehensive report on the Conception Scuba Boat fire on 2 Sept. '19.  34 persons died in this fire.  The fire, as with all fires,was totally preventable. PDF copy of report is attached...
    created by tvanhooser
  • Needing some book research help

    Hi, everyone;   I'm in the beginning stages of planning another book tentatively titled "Fire Departments and Communities." The topic will cover how fire departments perceive and respond to risks across communit...
    last modified by jrmtchll
  • Fire & Alarm Inspectors Opportunity

    Cennox is a nationwide corporation looking for a  Commercial Systems Inspector.   Part- Time in the Cleveland,OH; North Dayton, OH;  Full- Time in Richmond, VA;  Norfolk, VA; St. Louis, MO 
    created by michelle.dyer
  • Plumbers or contractors: Who should install home fire sprinklers?

    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 ...
    last modified by freddurso
  • BINGO! Remembering When fun!

    During the 2017 Remembering When Scholarship Conference in Nashville last month, participants brought forward the idea of a BINGO game to use in presentations for older adult participants learning about fire and fall ...
    last modified by kbreed
  • What's Your Thoughts On Pitting Corrosion?

    C credits: Josh Lewellen
    created by joshlewellen
  • Way to go, West Virginia!

    It always makes us smile when we see the great press your fire and life safety education teams receive! Check out this awesome article about a 2017 Remembering When Scholarship team and their new fire and fall prevent...
    created by kbreed
  • Fire Prevention Week

    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
    last modified by samantha.hoffmann
  • Fire and Life Safety for Seniors Idea Exchange

    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...
    last modified by wpaskiewicz
  • Fire Prevention Week

    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
  • Webinar: Escape planning for people who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing

      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 ...
    created by kbreed
  • Fire Prevention Week Contest

    I am the Fire Prevention Officer for the Smithfield Fire Department and we got a early start on our Fire Prevention week.  We have ordered all of our supplies and received them in less than a week.  The bann...
    last modified by mdexter
  • Upcoming Webinars from NFPA

    There are some great webinars coming up that fire and life safety educators will not want to miss. On Wednesday, September 13 from 12:30 - 1:30 Eastern, join us for the Small Community Needs of the U.S. Fire Service w...
    created by kbreed
  • Are you using Remembering When?

    The NFPA Public Education team is gearing up for the 2017 Remembering When Scholarship Conference. Are you using this fire and fall prevention program targeted towards older adults? We'd love to know what information ...
    created by kbreed
  • Fire Prevention Week Prep Resources - Social Media Plans, Fundraising Letters, & More!

    Don't forget NFPA offers a variety of free resources via the Public Education section on the website.   Newest resources for 2017 Fire Prevention Week (October 8-14) are available now and include social media me...
    created by kcaponigro
  • New Learn Not to Burn rollout?

    Can anyone tell me about the phase-out of the Risk Watch program, and if Learn Not to Burn is being brought back as the life safety program of choice? We haven't received any kind of instructor updates for Risk Watch ...
    created by kcaponigro