• 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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  • Nationwide partners to expand Fire Prevention Week

    Fire Prevention Week is all about partnerships and how we all reach the community. This years theme:  Look. Listen. Learn. Fire can Happen Anywhere is a great theme to share with families.  Nationwide throug...
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  • Kicking off Fire Prevention Week in East Providence, RI!

    Last week a unique partnership came together in an effort to reach more youth in after school programming with fire safety messages.  The East Providence Fire Department, along with the Boys & Girls Clubs of ...
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  • 2018 State of Nevada Fire Prevention Week Poster Winners Announced

    The Nevada State Fire Marshal, in coordination with the Fire Prevention Association of Nevada (FPAN) and participating Fire Departments statewide, are excited to announce the winners of the second annual State of Neva...
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  • Senior Adults Fire Safety Day kicks off Fire Prevention Week

    Kids are usually the target of Fire Prevention Week in communities during the month of October.  But with Sparky's new friend Simon alongside him, we are reaching all audiences with this years theme: Look, Listen...
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  • September issue of Safety Source includes Fire Prevention Week news and strategies for keeping college students safe

    https://www.nfpa.org/-/media/Files/FPW/Educate/FPW18Checklist.ashx The September issue of Safety Source, NFPA’s public education newsletter, is now available. In this issue you will find: A new Fire Prevention ...
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  • Summer safety fun with Miranda Park's Parties

      The Maranda's Park Parties are a familiar and treasured summer event in West Michigan, bringing 24 years of fun in the form or entertainment, attractions, food, and tons of prizes to local communities.  O...
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  • Statewide Smoke Alarm Canvass a Success in NC

    91 fire fatalities to date?  Yes officials in NC are distressed with the fact that more reported fire deaths have occurred through June of this year than for the whole year of 2017.  90 fire depart...
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  • Iowa hosts 1st Annual Safety Summit

    May 17th marked the very first Fire Safety Summit in Ames, Iowa.  The Iowa State University campus provided a beautiful backdrop as over 60 attendees from across the state rolled in for a diverse line-up of topic...
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  • Smoke Alarms save family in Houston area

    One family learned first hand that working smoke alarms save lives a few months ago.  A brave 8 year old heard the sound of the smoke alarm and woke her family up.  Since the fire had...
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  • First Louisiana Fire Safety Summit a Success!

    What do crawfish, pepper jelly, alligator bites and fire safety have in common?  They are all part of the offering you might get in Louisiana this spring. The Louisiana State Fire Marshals office in conjunction w...
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