America’s commitment to FPW

Blog Post created by laurenbackstrom Employee on Oct 24, 2011

Another successful Fire Prevention Week (FPW) has come and passed, and NFPA would like to thank all educators, fire service members, residents and employees who worked to get the fire safety message out to their communities.  This past FPW marked the 89th year of the public education campaign, which was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.  Five decades later, President Calvin Coolidge issued the first national Fire Prevention Week proclamation. 

Can you name the 2nd president to issue a FPW proclamation?  Check out the full listing of historical FPW presidential proclamations on the FPW page.

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