• Actress Anna Faris’s carbon monoxide scare sends important message

    An unfortunate incident that could have become a tragedy involving the “Scary Movie” actress Anna Faris underscores the importance of having working carbon monoxide alarms. She and her family had a close c...
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  • Spotlight on the Network Representative: Tammy Peavy

    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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  • 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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  • Keep everyone safe from fire hazards this Thanksgiving

    More than three times as many home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day than on a typical day of the year, according to the latest U.S. Home Cooking Fires Report recently released by NFPA. The report shows tha...
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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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  • Don’t get tripped up on Halloween

    This past week, one of my best girlfriends and I flew to Florida and spent an evening at Universal Studios Orlando Resort at Halloween Horror Nights. The Halloween-themed extravaganza included haunted houses, scare zo...
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  • Safety is at the center of NFPA’s Halloween-related materials

    Every year Halloween brings out excited children dressed in costumes running door to door to trick-or-treat as well as adults who dress up and head out to parties or make their own rounds through the neighborhood to a...
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  • Two new infographics give tips for landlords and renters of the vacation home away from home

    Millions of people across the world are renting or hosting peer-to-peer hospitality services, such as Airbnb and Vacation Rentals by Owner. According to property management experts, on any given night, two million peo...
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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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  • Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, is here!

    IMPORTANT NOTE: This video was designed with messages for adult audiences, not children.   Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, is officially here, and we’re encouraging all fire departments and safety...
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  • October is National Church Safety and Security Month

    Places of worship are known for their open-door policy, welcoming all. They are also known for their rituals that often involve candles, and celebrations and socials that include food preparation. National Church Safe...
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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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  • Fire Prevention Week is fast-approaching! As speed of today’s home fires accelerates, NFPA focuses on home escape planning and practice

      Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, is just around the corner! This year’s campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”, works to better educate the public about th...
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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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  • 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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