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Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, promotes smoke alarms in every bedroom and on every floor of the home

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years, is gearing up to officially kick off this year’s campaign, October 4-10, 2015, with the theme, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep:…

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Donald P. Bliss named vice president of CTIF Executive Committee

The Comité Technique Internationale de Prévention et d’Extinction du Feu – commonly referred to as CTIF – recently named Donald P. Bliss, the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) vice president of field operations, as vice president for CTIF’s Executive Committee.…

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Latest Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter details how safety advocates are firing back at news stories with a slanted spin on home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. In the latest issue of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, read how fire safety advocates are firing back at news outlets producing one-sided, anti-sprinkler stories. You’ll also find stories on: a housing boom in a state…

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Officials give nod to Fire Prevention Week

By Lisa Braxton The mayor of Westminster, Colorado, has declared October Fire Prevention Month in the city. Mayor Herb Atchison’s signed proclamation was presented at a recent city council meeting. Westminster Fire Department Public Education Officer Sherrie Leeka is pictured…

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