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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe staff, instructors and aides of the Delaware State Fire School (DSFS) had a busy schedule during Fire Prevention Week season. Beginning in early September through early November it is estimated that DSFS operated 115 programs in fire safety, school tours, injury prevention, and displays. Programs took place across the state. Program… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThis past week, one of my best girlfriends and I flew to Florida and spent an evening at Universal Studios Orlando Resort at Halloween Horror Nights. The Halloween-themed extravaganza included haunted houses, scare zones, and live entertainment featuring many Universal Studios characters. As Joyce and I strolled through the park, zombies, the… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentEvery year Halloween brings out excited children dressed in costumes running door to door to trick-or-treat as well as adults who dress up and head out to parties or make their own rounds through the neighborhood to acquire a sack full of candy. Homes inside and out are adorned with festive decorations, glowing jack-o-lanterns, and paper ghosts.… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentMillions of people across the world are renting or hosting peer-to-peer hospitality services, such as Airbnb and Vacation Rentals by Owner. According to property management experts, on any given night, two million people are staying in Airbnb rentals somewhere in the world. Safety requirements vary across jurisdictions and not all facilities are… (Show more)
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susanmckelvey
Click to view content  NFPA teamed up with Domino’s yesterday to kick off our joint Fire Prevention Week program in coordination with the Flint Fire Department. Sixty-five first graders from a local elementary school in Flint, Michigan were invited to the station, where they learned about key home escape planning and practice messages highlighted in this year’s… (Show more)
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lisamariesinatra
IMPORTANT NOTE: This video was designed with messages for adult audiences, not children.   Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, is officially here, and we’re encouraging all fire departments and safety educators to make the most of it! With this year's theme year, “Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and practice your escape.," our ultimate goal… (Show more)
lisabraxton
Click to view contentPlaces of worship are known for their open-door policy, welcoming all. They are also known for their rituals that often involve candles, and celebrations and socials that include food preparation. National Church Safety Month is a time for heightening awareness on preventing fires and injuries and reviewing ways to be secure in the worship… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view content  The NFPA Public Education Network is made up of fire and life safety education representatives for every state and province who disseminate NFPA information to fire safety educators throughout their state or province.  Periodically, NFPA will be highlighting success stories from network members. In this post we feature Fire Prevention… (Show more)
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susanmckelvey
  Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, is just around the corner! This year’s campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”, works to better educate the public about the importance of home escape planning and practice while recognizing the potentially heroic impact of everyday people who put these messages into action.  … (Show more)
lisabraxton
Click to view contentDuring this fourth week of National Preparedness Month, we’re focusing on community involvement, specifically how to get involved on a community level with disaster preparedness. Many communities have voluntary organizations that are activated during disasters. You can find out more from the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster. It… (Show more)
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