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Click to view content  Thanks to all the fire departments that signed up this August to participate in Domino’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, "Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and practice your escape!," October 6 - 12, 2019. All departments were automatically entered into a sweepstakes to receive an “FPW in a Box 300” package. Domino’s, who annually sponsors the… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view content  Do you have a plan for an emergency? It’s important to make a plan today. Throughout the month of September, NFPA will be participating in National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA. During this second week of the public awareness campaign the focus is on being prepared if disaster strikes. Here are some steps: Put together a plan by… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThroughout the month of September, NFPA will be participating in National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA. During this first week of the public awareness campaign, we’re reminded to save early for disaster costs. The National Flood Insurance Program aims to reduce the impact of flooding on private and public structures. It does so by… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view content  September is National Senior Center Month. The National Institute of Senior Centers is celebrating by highlighting the theme: Senior Centers: The Key to Aging Well. This year’s theme was chosen to highlight how senior centers share knowledge, programming, and resources that make a different in the lives of older adults. One resource that can be… (Show more)
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megan.fitzgerald-mcgowan
There's no time like the present to help your family prepare for disasters.  Join NFPA throughout the month of September as we participate in National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA.  We'll share different resources from Fire Break and Safety Source to help you address wildfire and home safety concerns.  Week 1: Save Early for Disaster… (Show more)
lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award, which NFPA presents each year, recognizes educators who take the lead roll in making their communities safer. The 2019 recipient is City of Kingsport Fire Department Public Education Officer Barry Brickey. Periodically, NFPA will be highlighting techniques Brickey has used to successfully engage… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe August issue of Safety Source, the Public Education newsletter, shows ways for kids to put Fire Prevention Week into action with the Be a Fire Safety Hero lesson plan, includes a checklist for caregivers of older adults, highlights the 12th annual partnership between NFPA and Domino’s Pizza for Fire Prevention Week, and highlights NFPA’s “Get… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Washington, DC – Fire departments in the United States understand the importance of residential smoke alarm installation programs in helping to save lives. However, a number of them have expressed concerns about implementing such programs because of the potential for being held liable if a fire leading to property loss, injury or death should… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe most popular campfire treat is recognized each year on August 10th during National S’mores Day.  This delicious, gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Before you start preparing this scrumptious indulgence, review these precautions: Before setting up a campfire, be sure it’s permitted. If it is permitted, keep the… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe 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 Marshal Eric Guevin,… (Show more)
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