• 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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  • Fire Prevention Week coloring sheets combine fun and education for all ages

    There’s been a surge of interest among adults in putting crayon to paper and coloring between the lines. In communities across North America, coloring book clubs, parties, and meetings for mature audiences have ...
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  • An interview with Simon!

    As Fire Prevention Week draws closer and closer, the calls and emails are pouring in to NFPA’s Regional Education Specialists for assistance and direction on the tools and resources available to share this year&...
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  • Watch "The ABCs of Educational Messaging" to help promote fire safety messages during Fire Prevention Week 2018 and beyond!

      Great communication requires great tools: a message; a sender; a receiver; the ability to code and encode information; and a response. How do fire departments fit all that into a tweet, an infographic, a press...
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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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  • Congratulations to Domino's "FPW in a Box" contest winners!

      Thanks to all the fire departments that signed up this August to participate in Domino’s Fire Prevention Week program. All departments were automatically entered into a sweepstakes to receive an “FP...
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  • Sign up today for webinar on the ABCs of educational messaging

    How do fire departments fit effective messaging into a tweet, infographic, press release, or advertisement? NFPA Regional Education Specialist Meredith Hawes explains in the webinar, “The ABCs of Educational Mes...
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  • August issue of Safety Source includes Fire Prevention Week news and details on delivery of Domino’s pizza along with fire safety messaging

    The August issue of Safety Source, NFPA’s public education newsletter, is now available. In this issue you will find: All the resources you’ll need to raise awareness on fire and life safety during Fire Pr...
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  • July’s issue of Safety Source includes a Fire Prevention Week tool, and tips on summer water safety and hurricane season preparedness

    The July issue of Safety Source, NFPA’s public education newsletter, is now available. In this issue you will find: A new Fire Prevention Week home fire escape grid Safety tips on electrical hazards around swim...
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  • Look.  Listen.  Learn.  The 2018 FPW catalog is here!

      A new theme, and new products, combined with input and inspiration from our stakeholders across the country, have turned this year's Fire Prevention Week catalog into a "road-map for success" when planning for...
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  • Fireworks are to blame for Massachusetts house fire

    Authorities say that fireworks led to a three-alarm fire that destroyed a home in Lynn, Massachusetts, this week. According to NBC10, the fire started as a result of people setting off fireworks and one ricocheting to...
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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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  • Fire starts in home with no working smoke alarms, family dog credited with coming to the rescue

    The Boulder County Sheriff’s office in Colorado is crediting “Sam,” a 14-year-old dachshund, with saving a family from what could have been a tragedy. Problems started for the family on a recent even...
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  • Roanoke FPW art contest highlights creative kids!

    For the past 13 years, Community Risk Reduction Specialist - Tiffany Bradbury has had fun using art to motivate local school-age kids in Roanoke, VA to think creatively about fire safety.  13 schools participated...
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  • Register for “Every Second Counts for Everyone” webinar

    Join NFPA Regional Education Specialist Meredith Hawes (pictured at right) and fire and life safety experts for a discussion on the 2017 Fire Prevention Week theme and how it applies to people who are deaf or hard of ...
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  • Fire Prevention Week theme featured in Virginia podcast

    A Virginia podcast producer came up with an innovative way to share this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme with his listeners. Alan Raflo integrated part of NFPA’s Fire Safety Video for Kids (Little Rosali...
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  • Charlotte Fire Department announces winners of Fire Prevention Week bulletin board contest

    Hidden Valley Elementary School won first place in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Fire Prevention Week bulletin board contest. Third grade students throughout the Charlotte, North Carolina, school system were ask...
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