Fire Prevention Week theme reaches thousands on the roadways

By nfpa@jiveon.com This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: “Don’t Wait–Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” is getting billboard-size attention–literally. Carroll Advertising is sharing the theme on billboards in Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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After losing firefighter son, 24, in home fire, parents champion for home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA was recently in New York City filming a new video for our Faces of Fire campaign. For those unfamiliar with this campaign, it’s a component of our Fire Sprinkler Initiative that humanizes the realities of fire. (Stay…

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Virtual field trip video series teaches middle and high school students about hazards of wildfire

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced the release of a new virtual field trip video series as part of its initiative, TakeAction: Teens for Wildfire Safe Communities. More than eight million students in the U.S. in grades 6 –…

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Make an impact on Falls Prevention Awareness Day with NFPA’s Remembering When program

By nfpa@jiveon.com The ninth annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day is being observed Thursday, September 22nd, the first day of fall. The event helps raise awareness on how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. This year’s theme is “Ready, Source::…

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Sparky checks off bucket list item #53: Visits the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

By nfpa@jiveon.com Sparky took a trip to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall that’s pays tribute to the brave people who were either killed or missing in action during the war. The real Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is located in…

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Off-campus fire in Boston is a reminder about the importance of fire safety for the college community

By nfpa@jiveon.com A four-alarm fire in August that ripped through a house in the Allston neighborhood of Boston is a timely reminder of the importance of fire safety, says Boston Fire Department spokesperson Steve MacDonald. According to BU Today, the…

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The “Smoke Alarm Challenge”!

By nfpa@jiveon.com Unless you are still one of the rare exceptions to the rule, having no Facebook page, and maybe even still using a flip-phone, you have not escaped being “challenged” to do something within 24 hours for a good…

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New Fire Prevention Week infographic available in French

By nfpa@jiveon.com An infographic can help simplify a subject matter or turn a campaign or program into a captivating experience. The infographics provided in this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign meet both tasks. Reach a broad audience and keep Source::…

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Register for NFPA’s free webinar on harnessing social media to underscore the home fire problem and fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com If you’re not using social media to promote home fire safety, you’re missing out on linking important messages to large audiences. Register for NFPA’s newest webinar, “#TheSolutionExists: Using Social Media to Underscore Today’s Fire Source:: NFPA – Fire…

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NFPA’s Get Ready! Preparing Your Community for a Disaster has the right tools for National Preparedness Month

By nfpa@jiveon.com September is National Preparedness Month, which reminds us that we all must take action to prepare–now and throughout the year–for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work and visit. Each week of September…

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