Sparky checks off bucket list item #37: learns how to make Domino’s pizza

By nfpa@jiveon.com For bucket list item #37, Sparky traveled to the Domino’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While there, he learned to make delicious pizza in their “Pizza Theater” with Domino’s CEO and President, Patrick Doyle. Domino’s has long been…

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A charging hoverboard leads to fire at North Carolina home

By nfpa@jiveon.com A hoverboard caught fire while charging last week and damaged a home in Clayton, North Carolina, according to WRAL.com. The fire started around 10 p.m. when homeowner Paul Papineau said the hoverboard was left plugged in too long.…

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Fire sprinkler coalition launches its first app that benefits all sprinkler advocates

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition has developed a mobile app to educate the public and elected officials on home fire sprinklers. And we’d like your feedback. First, please download the app via the Google Android Play Store. Source::…

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Why the furniture in your home is causing faster fires

By nfpa@jiveon.com Filling those comfortable, cushy sofas in your home is a material being likened to foam gasoline. A news report is shedding light on why new, synthetic furniture in many of today’s homes are leading to fast-burning fires. “They’re…

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Sparky checks off bucket list item #36: trains for the Olympics at the U.S. Olympic Complex

By nfpa@jiveon.com The U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs is the flagship training center for the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Olympic Training Center programs. The CSOTC is able to provide housing, dining, training facilities, recreational facilities and other Source::…

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Team up with NFPA and Domino’s for Fire Prevention Week!

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA and Domino’s are joining forces for the 9th year in a row to deliver fire safety messages and pizza during Fire Prevention Week. This program presents a fun, engaging opportunity to educate people about the importance of…

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Sprinklers control home fire caused by discarded cigarette

By nfpa@jiveon.com A carelessly discarded cigarette started a fire in a Reno, Nevada, residence, but the fire was quickly contained to only the living room by fire sprinklers. According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, the two tenants living in the apartment…

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Sparky checks off bucket list item #35: Learns to kayak

By nfpa@jiveon.com Learning to kayak was #35 on Sparky’s birthday bucket list, and he got a chance to check it off last week! Kayaking was a lot of fun, good exercise, and the kayak was even yellow and red, Sparky’s…

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If you’re looking for research on the benefits of home fire sprinklers, you’ve come to the right place

By nfpa@jiveon.com Looking for solid research on why home fire sprinklers are a win for your community? NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative and its partners have produced close to a dozen research reports underscoring everything you need to know about fire…

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Volunteer firefighter gives valuable life lesson and instruction on effective storytelling

By nfpa@jiveon.com Personal stories have a power to them. Just ask any one of NFPA’s Faces of Fire, who paint an emotional portrait of loss and survival in the hopes of making fire sprinklers in all new homes a reality.…

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