with all of her Facebook friends, including me.
The detail that drew my attention the most was the metal screen in front of the fire, there to stop sparks from flying into the room. I was pleased to see that Barbara was not only practicing fire safety, but sharing that important message with countless others.
Always use a metal or heat-tempered glass screen on a fireplace and keep it in place. Gas fireplace doors can reach excessive temperatures (1300 degrees Fahrenheit). Serious burn injuries from hot glass can happen in less than one second. Install screen barriers.
NFPA’s educational messages are used throughout NFPA’s educational programs, curricula, and handouts.
The Desk Reference provides messaging on 19 topics that fire and life safety educators can use to provide
the public with accurate and consistent language when offering safety information to the public.
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