Fire Prevention Week (FPW) is almost here. If you haven’t already, now is a perfect time to get yourhttp://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef015435bca7b1970c-pi campaign organized. Did you know that you can download the FPW logohttp://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef015435bca7b1970c-pihttp://www.nfpa.org/itemDetail.asp?categoryID=2036&itemID=47458&URL=Safety%20Information/Fire%20Prevention%20Week/Campaign%20logo for your outreach materials? We have versions for web and print in all differnt sizes. We have also made it easy to send a FPW press release to your local media with our fill-in-the-blank news releases. Contact local newspapers to find out how far in advance you need to submit the news release before your activities. All you need to do is fill in the blanks where noted and send it to your media contacts. Don't forget to follow up with a telephone call to make sure each contact received the release and to answer any questions they may have.
If you have media interviews lined up already, our Fast Facts About Fire sheet is a great print out to have on hand. It outlines all the facts behind the fire problems facing communities today. These are just a few tips to help with your campaign. Let us know if you have any tips to share that have worked for you in the past.
- Amy Lebeau