• Be prepared for National S’mores Day this Saturday

    The most popular campfire treat is recognized each year on August 10th during National S’mores Day.  This delicious, gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Before you start preparing thi...
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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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  • 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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  • NFPA Stresses Electric Safety in Pools and at Marinas During Summer Months

    With the arrival of summer and the July 4th holiday just around the corner, NFPA is reminding people about potential electrical hazards that exist in swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, onboard boats and in waters surr...
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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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  • NFPA expands its messaging reach with Canadian edition of Desk Reference

    For years the NFPA Educational Messages Desk Reference has been the “go-to” document for fire and life safety educators looking for accurate and consistent burn and fire safety messaging to use when provid...
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  • NFPA announces “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” as theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2019

      The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape™!” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2019. This ye...
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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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  • Hurricane Safety-Eyeing the Storm

      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 safety during ...
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  • Stay electrically safe during flooding

    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 safety during floodin...
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  • Kick off National Electrical Safety Month by “looking up”

    National Electrical Safety Month was introduced by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) in the mid-1990s to bring awareness to home electrical safety. NFPA has championed the campaign with ESFI b...
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  • Get ready for National Electrical Safety Month

      May is National Electrical Safety Month, introduced to the public in the mid-1990s by the Electrical Safety Foundation International to bring awareness to home electrical safety for families. Home electrical fi...
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  • Celebrate Earth Day with Sparky the Fire Dog

      Each year, Earth Day (April 22) marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in the 1970s. Now, more than 5,000 environmental groups in more than 180 countries reach out to hundreds ...
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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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  • 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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