• The role of young people in preparedness

    During this third week of National Preparedness Month, we’re reminded that young people can play a big role in preparedness programs.  Disaster planning, response, and recovery efforts must take i...
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Generate safety this Electrical Safety Month through proper use of portable generators

      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 portable ...
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  • Chief Russ Sanders to be Recognized with Leadership Award

    The Congressional Fire Services Institute’s Board of Directors has selected Chief Russ Sanders as the recipient of the 2019 CFSI/Motorola Solutions Mason Lankford Fire Service Leadership Award. Sanders is the...
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  • The day we shower puppies with love is also a day to think about fire safety

      March 23rd is National Puppy Day. Established in 2006, National Puppy Day is a “paw-some” opportunity for all dog enthusiasts to celebrate “puppy love” with their favorite fur ball of a...
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  • Safe door locking addressed in new fact sheet on school safety and security

    It’s a topic that’s made news headlines and is on the minds of many: how to keep schools safe and secure in the face of mass shootings in the United States. As school administrators and community officials...
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  • Kingsport, Tennessee, fire safety educator chosen 2019 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year

    City of Kingsport Fire Department Public Education Officer Barry Brickey has been chosen the 2019 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year. Brickey has been using NFPA’s Learn Not to Burn® program in ...
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  • Burn Awareness Week provides kickoff to mobilized prevention messaging

    National Burn Awareness Week, February 3-9, is an opportunity for organizations to mobilize in sharing burn awareness and prevention messaging. Each year, the American Burn Associationdevelops educational resources to...
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  • Employees of Kentucky child-care center honored for quick action in face of fire

    Last week, flames ripped through Southside Christian Childcare in Louisville, Kentucky. According to news reports, the employees were able to get all of the children out and into a nearby Home Depot building while fir...
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  • Apply now for the NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award

    Only weeks remain to submit an applicationfor the Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award. The deadline is Friday, February 15th, 2019. NFPA is looking for fire and life safety educators in the United States a...
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  • Mid-Atlantic Safety Summit draws large audience!

    Over 200 public education and community risk reduction specialists from 14 states gathered in Edison, New Jersey this week to hear from a variety of subject matter experts from across nine states at the Mid-Atlan...
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  • State Farm equips Fire Departments with Fire Prevention Week Kits

    Fire Departments in six states received Fire Prevention Week kits from State Farm Community outreach grants this October.  Thanks to the generosity of State Farm, agents delivered kits to fire departments to expa...
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