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Lisa Braxton
In response to recent requests by rural symposium participants, NFPA has produced a new tip sheet outlining chicken coop safety for hobby farmers. The tip sheet gives guidance for protecting people, property, and flocks from fire and also includes pointers on safe hay and bedding storage. The new tip sheet and others are available on the safety…
Susan Scott
Anyone know of available grants for AEDs?  Our department has three old Aed10 from Welch Allyn and they are no longer supporting it and defibrillator pads are nearly impossible to find anymore.  We have a large geographic area and few responders so we have three units placed strategically around the territory and they will be exensive to replace.… (Show more)
Lisa Braxton
Only weeks remain to apply for the Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award. The deadline is Friday, February 9th. 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 materials in a…
Karen Berard-Reed
The NFPA Educational Messages Advisory Committee will meet this spring to review all submissions for changes, deletions, and additions to the educational messages desk reference. Please take some time to review the document and share your thoughts via the submission form found at If you have suggestions about how messages can… (Show more)