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Lisa Braxton
The Kirksville Fire Department in Kirksville, Missouri, along with the Northeast Missouri Health Council wanted to make sure the community didn’t miss this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!™ So they had the campaign logo uploaded to a digital billboard. They rented the billboard near Tina’s Hairport and other… (Show more)
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Lisa Braxton
A Los Angeles Fire Department official made a national TV appearance this week to talk about Fire Prevention Week messaging. Captain Branden Silverman was interviewed by hosts Mark Steines and Debbie Matenopoulos on the Home and Family show on the Hallmark Channel. He discussed the importance of having working smoke alarms and home escape planning… (Show more)
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Lisa Braxton
During the Fire Prevention Week launch this week at the Ontario Fire Marshal’s office in Toronto, Fire Marshal Ross Nichols had a special message for residents, urging them to take personal responsibility for their safety in their homes. “The Ontario Fire Service is doing everything we can to keep people safe from fire, but we can’t do it alone,”… (Show more)
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Lisa Braxton
A firefighter with Sarnia Fire Rescue in Ontario combined artistic vision with excellent carving skills to present the Fire Prevention Week theme with a Halloween twist. Firefighter Trevor Mitchell carved a highly detailed Sparky the Fire Dog® into a white pumpkin, with a house carved beside Sparky, and put the theme around the rim of the… (Show more)
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Lisa Braxton
The president of the United States has proclaimed October 8 through October 14, 2017, as Fire Prevention Week. On Sunday, October 8 the United States flag was flown at half staff at all federal office buildings in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial. President Donald J. Trump is calling on all Americans to participate in Fire… (Show more)
Fred Durso
During Fire Prevention Week (FPW), the Downers Grove Fire Department is hosting a "night at the firehouse" to underscore the necessity of home fire sprinklers. Via a live burn/fire sprinkler demonstration and thermal imaging equipment, the public will see firsthand how hot fire can get inside a home.    If you're planning your own event around… (Show more)
Susan McKelvey
Fire Chief Raymond Barton of the Flint Fire Department welcomed students to the station in celebration of Fire Prevention Week.   For the 10th year in a row, NFPA teamed up with Domino’s to kick off our joint Fire Prevention Week program promoting the importance of smoke alarms and home fire safety. This year, seventy first graders from Brownell… (Show more)
Lisa Braxton
The Oakville Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week (FPW) activities on Saturday, September 30th at the fire department training campus. The community was invited to enjoy a barbecue, bucket truck and rescue demonstrations, fire safety games, smoke room simulator, antique fire trucks and the junior firefighter challenge. Oakville is just… (Show more)
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Lisa Braxton
Anyone stopping by Sutton Fire Hall at Georgina Fire Department in Ontario on a recent weekend would have been hard pressed not to find some activity that interested them. The department’s Fire Prevention Week open house featured a pancake breakfast, barbecue, live burn demonstration, fire extinguisher training paired with different community… (Show more)
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Lisa Braxton
Sparky the Fire Dog® will be making a whirlwind tour of Hanscom Air Force Base the week of Fire Prevention Week as he shares this year’s theme: “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” He’s got something planned just about every day of the observance with the help of the fire prevention team on base as well as personnel of Engine 4 and Engine 6.… (Show more)
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