Focus on outdoor cooking fire safety during National Grilling Month

By nfpa@jiveon.com This month, families will be cooking up lots of great BBQ dishes in honor of National Grilling Month. As I was reading a handful of articles about this “delicious and tasty” month, I came across a pres release…

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Washington State Fire officials ask online retailers to stop selling untested smoke alarms

By nfpa@jiveon.com Washington State fire officials are warning people about the potentially unsafe smoke alarms being sold online. According to KING-TV, these devices are being sold online by Amazon.com and others. Washington fire service organizations are asking Amazon Source:: NFPA…

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Editorial: Legislators need to consider sprinkler requirements for new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com A newspaper editor is backing requirements for home fire sprinklers after seeing fire’s devastation firsthand. Invited to a recent home fire demonstration by her local fire service, Lori Copler with the McLeod County Chronicle watched as the Source::…

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Celebrate our furry friends by keeping them safe from harm on National Pet Fire Safety Day

By nfpa@jiveon.com With the tagline, “Ever Wonder What Your Pets Do When You’re Not at Home?”, the newest animated film from Universal Studios comes to theaters at a perfect time to highlight National Pet Fire Safety Day on July 15.…

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Sparky checks off bucket list item #34: Enjoys 20 hours of daylight in Nunavut, Canada

By nfpa@jiveon.com Some of us may take for granted that during the daytime hours, we have light, and at night, when we go to sleep, it is dark. In some parts of the world, that is not always the case!…

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July/August issue of NFPA Journal looks at life safety issues at large festivals, leaving bedroom doors closed for fire safety, “The Secret List,” and more

In its new July/August issue, NFPA Journal®, the official magazine of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), offers a broad look at assembly occupancy life safety issues, from outdoor festivals to subway platforms to big-top circus events. Source:: NFPA –…

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In Maryland, a new sprinkler coalition, a tax break, and a $10,000 check

By nfpa@jiveon.com Tim Travers (right) of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative presents the Maryland State Firemen’s Association a $10,000 Bringing Safety Home Grant to help support activities that showcase the importance of home fire sprinklers in Maryland. Source:: NFPA – Fire…

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What we all can learn from Ferris Bueller

By nfpa@jiveon.com Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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Fire Prevention Week is among the topics for discussion at upcoming fire safety summit night school

By nfpa@jiveon.com It will be an evening chock full of information on fire prevention and public education at the Alabama Fire Safety Summit Night School on July 26th. NFPA’s Public Education Division Manager Judy Comoletti, Regional Education Specialist Kelly Ransdell,…

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Enter fire sprinkler coalition contest, win up to $1,000 in prizes

By nfpa@jiveon.com It’s time to flex those creative muscles in support of home safety. The Florida Fire Sprinkler Coalition needs your help in crafting a program or media campaign supporting home fire sprinklers. The winner’s idea will become the official…

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