• Rural Firefighters Delivering Agricultural Safety and Health (RF-DASH)

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  • RF-DASH-Success-Story-2019.pdf

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  • Rural Firefighters Delivering Agricultural Safety and Health (RF-DASH)

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    We will be in the Des Moines area June 26th for the International Society of Agricultural Safety and Health Conference (ISASH), and we would like to invite local rural fire and EMS to participate in our Rural Firefigh...
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  • Get valuable training on how to help homes survive wildfires - register for the Denver class now!

    Register now for NFPA's Assessing Structure Ignition Potential from Wildfire two-day training in Denver scheduled for October 4-5. This class will provide valuable skills and knowledge to help you in your wildfire saf...
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  • NFPA creates new tip sheet on backyard chicken coop safety

    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 flo...
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  • AED Grants

    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 la...
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  • Apply now for the NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award

    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 the...
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  • Submit your ideas related to Educational Messages

    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 do...
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  • Fire and Life Safety for Seniors Idea Exchange

    Hi everyone. I'm curious if there would be any interest in exchanging ideas and info to help us all improve how we deliver education and reach our seniors better. I'd love to hear what other communities are doing, and...
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  • Fire Prevention Week is here!

    How are you observing Fire Prevention Week in your community? Share your ideas and photos!  fpw 2017
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  • Fire Prevention Week: Every Second Counts - Plan 2 Ways Out

     As we get closer to Fire Prevention Week, we'd love to hear how rural communities are helping residents learn about home escape plans. Share your ideas here and let us know how you are getting the word out about...
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  • Check out these NFPA webinars!

    There are some great webinars coming up that will benefit folks in the rural setting. On Wednesday, September 13 from 12:30 - 1:30 Eastern, join us for the Small Community Needs of the U.S. Fire Service webinar. There...
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  • Thoughts on NFPA Journal's feature article on Rural departments?

    For those of you who attended one of the symposia this past May, you may recognize some names from the article!   Curious to hear your reactions/thoughts on the article (read it here: NFPA Journal - The Rur...
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  • What's the biggest challenge for rural departments?

    The new issue of NFPA Journal is now online, and my cover story, "Shrinking Resources, Growing Concern," examines America's rural fire problem.   On average, there are 3 1/2 times as many fir...
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  • Workshop on New Technology for Fire Prevention: September 11, College Park, MD; Register Now!

    The Fire Protection Research Foundation, in cooperation with Vision 20/20’s Strategy 4, is sponsoring a workshop on September 11, 2017, in College Park, Maryland on smoke alarm and cooking fire prevention techno...
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  • Let NFPA help you do the fundraising for your Fire Prevention Week campaign

    If your department budget is tight, don’t let a lack of funds keep you from providing Fire Prevention Week materials to your community. With the help of local donors you can get that Fire Prevention Week Banner,...
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  • Join NFPA for free webinar on Fire Prevention Week strategies

    Do you want to get a jump-start on ways to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme? Fire Prevention Week 2017 is October 8-14. However, fire departments, injury prevention experts, and fire and life safet...
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  • How do you prepare for firefighting in summer conditions?

    I saw this article and thought of some of the folks I met from the Arizona, New Mexico, and other western states at the Rural Firefighting Symposium in May.   Any tips to share around preparing for the heat of s...
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  • Fire alarms in elementary schools and young children

    Good afternoon all, This past week I had a conversation with a 6 year old in an elementary school after he pulled the fire alarm. I gave the standard, "We could have been needed elsewhere", speech. Does the NFPA or...
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  • Free training opportunity: Remembering  When Scholarship Conference

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Remembering When Scholarship Conference. If you are interested in learning more about how to help older adults in your community reduce fire and falls risks at home, co...
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