• Help us revise our fire and burn safety messaging

    The NFPA Educational Messages Desk Reference is up for revision. Download our comment form and submit your suggestions by February 28. The document details the messages used in NFPA educational programs, curricula, an...
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  • Live fire demonstration vividly illustrates the importance of home fire safety

    A national morning television show is highlighting the importance of fire safety during the holiday season. Days before Thanksgiving, the peak day of the year for home cooking fires, Good Morning America featured a li...
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  • Delaware State Fire School spreads the message of life safety across the state during fire prevention season

    The staff, instructors and aides of the Delaware State Fire School (DSFS) had a busy schedule during Fire Prevention Week season. Beginning in early September through early November it is estimated that DSFS ...
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  • NFPA and Domino's team up with Flint Fire Department to kick off joint Fire Prevention Week program

      NFPA teamed up with Domino’s yesterday to kick off our joint Fire Prevention Week program in coordination with the Flint Fire Department. Sixty-five first graders from a local elementary school in Flint,...
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  • Get the community involved in preparedness

    During this fourth week of National Preparedness Month, we’re focusing on community involvement, specifically how to get involved on a community level with disaster preparedness. Many communities have voluntary ...
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  • 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 role in making their communities safer. The 2019 recipient is City of Kingsport Fire Departmen...
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Look. Listen. Learn! Fire Prevention Week in Iran

    Sparky the Fire Dog® and his friend Simon, the smoke alarm tester, were the talk of a primary school in Tehran, Iran, recently as part of Fire Prevention Week. Fire officials, including Abbas Khadangi (far l...
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  • Fire Prevention Week in Michigan!

      Big, bold efforts were made in Michigan this week in effort to raise awareness for Fire Prevention Week, with an end-goal to affect the fire fatality rate that seems to be on the rise in Michigan.  A stat...
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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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  • Operation Save a Life reaches out to Georgia Fire Departments

    Operation Save a Life launched in Georgia yesterday with fire departments from the surrounding areas attending this media event and smoke alarm distribution.  WSB-TV has teamed up with local fire departments...
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