• Connect the dots and build brain power with Sparky!

      As the birthday celebration of Sparky® winds down, NFPA would like to call your attention to another helpful resource that educators, parents, and the fire service can use to engage younger generations. &...
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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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  • Snappy video helps to acquaint small children with the roles that firefighters play in our community

      As the 68th birthday celebration of Sparky the Fire Dog® continues this week, NFPA encourages educators and first responders to share the upbeat video, “Firefighters are On Their Way” and info...
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  • Keep children busy and safe with Sparky's smoke alarm mystery app!

      NFPA’s Sparky & the Case of The Missing Smoke Alarms is an entertaining app that teaches children essential messages about fire prevention through creative storytelling and real-world safety question...
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  • Teaching fire safety to children - there is an app for that!

      Sparky’s birthday may have been yesterday, but the fun continues this week as the iconic fire dog shares fun, educational resources designed to help inform children about fire prevention.   NFPA...
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  • Happy Birthday to Sparky!

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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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  • Texas kicks off year with fire prevention emphasis

    As the old saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas! In December, Operation Save a Life worked with Dallas Fire and Rescue to reach at-risk homes with smoke alarm installations. At the after-school event held in the...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Boost interest in your presentations with new edition of NFPA Educational Messages Desk Reference

    The 2018 edition of this must-have tool for firefighters and fire and life safety educators is now available and includes new chapters on college and university housing and wildfires, as well as a new section on porta...
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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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  • Sparky shares fire safety materials at Pennsylvania farm show

    The Pennsylvania Farm Show is an agricultural exposition in which the state showcases its agricultural industry and the people who make it thrive. This year featured livestock demonstrations, competitions, food–...
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  • Weave fire safety into your holiday celebrations with this Sparky the Fire Dog jingle!

      If you’re looking to weave fire safety into your holiday celebrations, consider “Sparky, Our Favorite Fire Dog”! Sung to the tune of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” the song was...
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