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lisabraxton
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 Prevention Week Details on the partnership between NFPA and Domino’s Pizza for fire departments to deliver free FPW materials to residents along… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
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 portable cooking equipment. Fire and burn safety messaging has been updated to help you provide accurate and consistent safety… (Show more)
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freddurso
Safety advocates are taking their sprinkler education and advocacy on the road, literally.    Members of the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition developed this bus ad promoting home fire sprinklers that includes the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) website. The Oregon coalition tells NFPA that the ad was funded via a grant from the Federal… (Show more)
laurenbackstrom
NFPA and Domino’s are teaming up for the 11th year in a row to deliver fire safety messages and pizza during Fire Prevention Week (FPW), Oct. 7 -13, 2018. To make this year’s campaign a success, we’re encouraging fire departments to join forces with their local Domino’s store to implement the campaign in their communities. Here’s how the program… (Show more)
meredithhawes
  The Maranda's Park Parties are a familiar and treasured summer event in West Michigan, bringing 24 years of fun in the form or entertainment, attractions, food, and tons of prizes to local communities.  One of the greatest assets in the line-up are the resources available from local non-profits, including fire safety information from nearby… (Show more)
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freddurso
While constantly promoting the aesthetics of homes with open-concept designs, popular home improvement shows rarely (if ever) discuss its fire concerns. We underscore this issue in the latest edition of NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter. Watch a news clip underscoring how fire sprinklers mitigate the fire risks in these settings.   The… (Show more)
jdepalo
NFPA appointed Andrea Vastis as senior director of Public Education, responsible for overseeing NFPA’s well-respected home fire education and wildfire programs.   Vastis joins us from CVS Health, where she oversaw product development and promoted the role of the pharmacist in the healthcare industry. She spent six years as an assistant professor… (Show more)
jdepalo
  NFPA collaborated with fire and life safety officials in two high-risk states this week to raise awareness of fire safety best practices and persistent community hazards. Fire safety summits were held in both Mississippi and Alabama, two Southern states that respectively had the first and fourth highest fire death rates per million population… (Show more)
jdepalo
NFPA Regional Director Russ Sanders was honored with the 2018 Everett Hudiburg Award by the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Executive Board. The prestigious award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the training of firefighters, and is named after IFSTA publications Editor Everett Hudiburg.… (Show more)
lisabraxton
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 swimming pools, hot tubs and spas Sparky the Fire Dog® e-card on staying cool all summer long Hurricane season safety tips A new fire safety… (Show more)
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