• Today’s Fire Prevention Week webinar featured in September issue of Safety Source

    At 1:00 p.m. ET today (September 17) a panel of fire and life safety experts will share their knowledge about Fire Prevention Week and home escape planning to help you make this Fire Prevention Week the best it can be...
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  • Domino's FPW in a Box contest winners announced!

      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....
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  • Make a plan during National Preparedness Month

      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 ...
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  • During National Preparedness Month we’re reminded to save early for disasters

    Throughout 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 dis...
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  • Celebrate Senior Center Month with activities designed to increase safety

      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 highlig...
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  • National Preparedness Month is here!

    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 diff...
  • Engaging a community: NFPA’s Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year

    The 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 Departmen...
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  • Fire Prevention Week presentation starters, an enduring pizza partnership, and tools to get you ready for an emergency are all featured in the August issue of Safety Source

    The 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 ...
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  • Landmark report addresses liability concerns for smoke alarm installation programs

    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 ...
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  • Be prepared for National S’mores Day this Saturday

    The 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 thi...
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  • Spotlight on the Network Representative: Eric Guevin

    The 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....
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  • Kennewick, WA fire department finds opportunity to reinforce importance of home escape planning and practice

    Photo courtesy of KEPR-TV/CBS   I recently came across a news story about four people who safely escaped a fast-moving fire in their Kennewick, WA home. Working smoke alarms were credited for awaking them in tim...
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  • Boating and marina safety, a new Fire Prevention Week activity, and a powerful tool to supercharge your community risk reduction strategy featured in the July issue of Safety Source

    The July issue of Safety Source, the Public Education newsletter provides cautions in an around the water with our Marina and Boating tip sheet, a fun family Fire Prevention Week activity in the form of a fire escape ...
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  • NFPA Stresses Electric Safety in Pools and at Marinas During Summer Months

    With the arrival of summer and the July 4th holiday just around the corner, NFPA is reminding people about potential electrical hazards that exist in swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, onboard boats and in waters surr...
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  • Thanksgiving in June? A creative approach to hurricane preparedness.

    With the month of June roaring like a lion through the nation with severe storms, it is the perfect time to prepare for hurricanes and other natural disasters.  Thanksgiving in June: Be Hurricane Ready was design...
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  • Fire Prevention Week theme, fun Father’s Day e-card and travels in the RV featured in June issue of Safety Source

    The June issue of Safety Source, the Public Education newsletter, sizzles with a “hot dog” of a Father’s Day e-card from Sparky the Fire Dog®, helpful hints on how to stay safe while traveling i...
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  • NFPA expands its messaging reach with Canadian edition of Desk Reference

    For years the NFPA Educational Messages Desk Reference has been the “go-to” document for fire and life safety educators looking for accurate and consistent burn and fire safety messaging to use when provid...
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  • NFPA announces “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” as theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2019

      The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape™!” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2019. This ye...
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  • Stay safe in and around the water as boating season kicks off

    Summer boating season is here. Recreational boaters are encouraged to be responsible through public awareness campaigns, such as National Safe Boating Week, which concluded on May 24th and National Fishing and Bo...
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  • Get grounded in electrical safety basics at home

    As NFPA works alongside the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) to increase electrical safety awareness throughout May—National Electrical Safety Month—we take a look at electrical safety aro...
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