• Home schooling provides a whole new appreciation for teachers!

                              Schoolhouses might be closed but “school” is not.   As parents and...
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  • May is #NationalPetMonth and we want to remind you about pet fire safety.

      Who let the dogs out????? To kick off #NationalPetMonth, we want to remind everyone about pet fire safety. With stay-at-home orders in place in many jurisdictions, we have been made aware of many fire departme...
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  • Lightning, Lottery, or Fire . . . What are the odds?

    Salado Creek apartment fire image (KSAT)   According to a recent survey by the American Red Cross, many people overestimate their ability to react to a home fire, and miss critical steps to keep their loved ...
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  • Don’t blow it . . . keep your family safe at home!

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  • Flexing to Meet the Needs of Our Audience

          “Necessity is the mother of invention. A need or problem encourages creative efforts to meet the need or solve the problem,” is a quote often attributed to Plato’s Republic. W...
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  • Sparky is older than you think, and there’s a lesson in that

    This Wednesday, March 18th marks Sparky the Fire Dog’s 69th birthday.  Sparky plays an important role as both a mascot and cue to action within NFPA’s mission to eliminate loss of life & property ...
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  • Apply now for the Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award

    NFPA is looking for fire and life safety educators in the United States and Canada who have these qualifications: Work for a local fire department or fire marshal’s office. Use NFPA educational programs and mate...
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  • Spotlight on the Network Representative: Stephanie Stafford

      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 pr...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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