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You’ve asked for it, and NFPA has responded: Free toolkit packages popular advocacy resources on home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Our fire sprinkler advocates have told us on repeated occasions that they would like an easy-to-download toolkit filled with useful advocacy resources. Ask and you shall receive. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative has created this free Source:: NFPA –…

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New video underscores momentum for home fire sprinklers building in Canada

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Fire Sprinkler Initiative team was on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls last week presenting at the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs Mid-Term Meeting. We highlighted some key activities showcasing growing support for home fire sprinklers Source::…

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#DoItForDon: Advocacy group initiates call to action on holiday fire safety following family’s fire deaths

By nfpa@jiveon.com A woman who lost her brother, sister-in-law, and their four grandchildren in a 2015 house fire in Annapolis, Maryland, is urging the public to take simple yet proactive steps that could save lives this holiday season. Sher Grogg,…

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Applications are being accepted for the 2017 NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year

By nfpa@jiveon.com Are you a fire and life safety educator who takes a lead role in making your community safer? Do you work for a local fire department or fire marshal’s office, use NFPA materials in a creative and consistent…

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Thanksgiving safety: Dan Doofus learns the hard way how to stay safe in the kitchen

By nfpa@jiveon.com Everyone’s favorite, Dan Doofus, stars in “Kitchen for Trouble” where he has to learn the hard way how to prevent cooking fires. Home cooking fires are the leading cause of home fires, and nearly 4 times as many…

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In latest issue of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, fire death in new home prompts safety advocates to action

By nfpa@jiveon.com In the November edition of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, read how a recent death of a six-year-old girl—and comments from a homebuilder downplaying the severity of today’s home fires—prompted NFPA and a sprinkler Source:: NFPA – Fire…

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Safety advocates use FEMA grant to fire sprinkler new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com A few ingenious minds in Oregon have secured federal dollars to safeguard some and educate entire communities on a key, home safety technology. Members of the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition have received a grant from the Source:: NFPA…

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In November’s Safety Source newsletter: new multigenerational household community toolkit, smoke alarm disposal, etc

By nfpa@jiveon.com The November issue Safety Source, NFPA’s public education newsletter, is now available for viewing. In this issue, you will find: They’re becoming more and more common and they number in the millions–multigenerational households. Find Source:: NFPA – Safety…

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Holiday Decorating Tips for College Students

By nfpa@jiveon.com It’s getting to be that time of year again – the holidays! Many residence halls will be having decorating contests to see who can be the most creative or outlandish. Most kids don’t think of the potential dangers…

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Fire sprinklers in hand, life safety advocates show unity for life-saving device in all new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Western Massachusetts Fire Chiefs Association took a break from a recent meeting to underscore their support for home fire sprinklers. Each chief received a home fire sprinkler and were instructed to keep it in their turnout coat…

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