New PSA focuses on college fire safety on- and off-campus in Massachusetts

By nfpa@jiveon.com To help address college fire safety in housing on- and off-campus across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a group of fire officials that have colleges in their communities along with building officials, college safety officials and campus fire safety…

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Sparky checks off bucket list item #48: ”Ride the Las Vegas High Roller”

By nfpa@jiveon.com Sparky returns to Las Vegas to ride the Las Vegas High Roller facing north and south parallel to Las Vegas Boulevard. The wheel takes 30 minutes to complete one full revolution and features a view of Las Vegas…

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Safety coalition produces TV commercial, urging consumers to ask for home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com “If building a new home, ask for home fire sprinklers.” That’s the takeaway from a new commercial produced by the Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition. Starting this month, the ad will run for six consecutive months on a ABC…

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What every boater should know about marina safety!

By nfpa@jiveon.com In August of 2011, a Michigan teenager and his friend decided to jumped off a dock into West Grand Traverse Bay – despite the no swimming signs posted inside the marina breakwall. It was a decision that ended…

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Quiz/Sweepstakes helps college students test their cooking fire safety knowledge during Campus Fire Safety Month

By nfpa@jiveon.com September is Campus Fire Safety Month and this year NFPA and The Center for Campus Fire Safety (The Center) are teaming up to host their second national campaign with an online Campus Fire Safety Quiz & Sweepstakes (Quiz),…

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‘What are we getting ourselves into?’ Firefighters now facing more harmful home fires

By nfpa@jiveon.com Last year, New York’s state fire administrator initiated meetings with the state’s major fire service organizations to identify and address issues plaguing this industry. The nature of today’s home fires bubbled to the top of this list. A…

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Cleveland Fire Department turns to Fire Prevention Week items for a memorable campaign

By nfpa@jiveon.com Every year the Cleveland Fire Department makes a major purchase of NFPA products to get ready for Fire Prevention Week. This year the department has bought three sets of Fire Prevention Week in a Box, as well as…

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