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In latest edition of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, fire sprinkler opponents’ claims rile safety advocates

By nfpa@jiveon.com In the latest edition of our Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, read how a fire sprinkler opponent’s claim that “nobody is dying in new homes from fire” was sadly negated after the recent death of a six-year-old girl in…

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In October’s issue of Safety Source: new video on the history of firefighting, our contest winners, etc

By nfpa@jiveon.com The October issue Safety Source, NFPA’s public education newsletter, is now available for viewing. In this issue, you will find: • Buckle up and hang on tight as a new video takes you on a thrill ride beginning…

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NFPA staffer creates Halloween fun with Sparky the Fire Dog

By nfpa@jiveon.com http://www.sparky.org/activities Just in time for Halloween, NFPA Public Education Division Regional Education Specialist Jeff Donahue has carved a jack-o’-lantern in the outline of Sparky the Fire Dog®. The Halloween Pumpkin Template, on the Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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Home fire sprinkler advocates nationwide honored for their efforts

By nfpa@jiveon.com Cindy Giedraitis (left), regional manager with the National Fire Sprinkler Association, joined Texas State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy (right) in presenting a fire sprinkler award to Tim Dedear, the Farmers Branch, Texas, Fire Department’s deputy Source:: NFPA –…

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Sparky checks off bucket list item #63: Visits the Washington Monument

By nfpa@jiveon.com Sparky couldn’t have traveled to Washington D.C., without stopping by the Washington Monument before he left. Being one of the most visited tourist attractions, the Washington Monument is located between the U.S. Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial. Source::…

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Have a safe “trick-or-treat” night with NFPA’s Halloween safety tips

Halloween is fast-approaching. It won’t be long until the children are wearing costumes and trick or treating for candy. Although this holiday is best known for fun, festivities and games, there are hidden fire hazards on Halloween, too. Fortunately, the…

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Memes help you spread the message about smoke alarm safety

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA offers a wealth of free resources to help you educate your community and families about the importance of working smoke alarms. The latest are memes that can be posted on social media to remind everyone to check…

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Watch NFPA’s free webinar on social media best practices for underscoring today’s home fire problem and solution

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. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative recently hosted its latest webinar, “#TheSolutionExists: Using Social Media to Source:: NFPA –…

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NFPA’s member magazine dedicates entire issue to home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Showcasing its commitment to increasing safety at home, NFPA has produced an issue of its magazine solely dedicated to home fire sprinklers. Released this month, the special edition of NFPA Journal offers a Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler…

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NFPA and Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) special bonus issue of NFPA Journal®

With its theme of “Final Frontier: The challenge, success, and promise of the home fire sprinkler,” this commemorative edition of the magazine is tied to the 20th anniversary of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC), of which NFPA is a…

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