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Let NFPA help you do the fundraising for your Fire Prevention Week campaign

By nfpa@jiveon.com If your department budget is tight, don’t let a lack of funds keep you from providing Fire Prevention Week materials to your community. With the help of local donors you can get that Fire Prevention Week Banner, the…

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Featured in NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, legislator pushes for fire sprinkler laws following London’s Grenfell Tower fire

By nfpa@jiveon.com In the latest edition of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, read about a legislator urging other decision makers to require fire sprinklers following the devastating Grenfell Tower fire in London. The newsletter also includes Source:: NFPA – Fire…

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Safety tip sheet helps motorists prepare in case of a car fire

By nfpa@jiveon.com This summer, according to AAA, three-quarters of family travelers plan to travel by car to their vacation spot. According to the automobile club, a sizable number are not prepared in case something goes wrong. Cars can break down…

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Make a “safe” splash this summer!

By nfpa@jiveon.com Whether you are comfortable opening your eyes underwater, or not, is a matter of preference, but be sure to always keep your eyes wide open above-water for safety! Electrical Shock Drowning or ESD can occur when faulty wiring…

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During state building code update, Connecticut safety advocates urge code committee to adopt home fire sprinkler requirement

By nfpa@jiveon.com Keith Flood, chair of the Connecticut Fire Sprinkler Coalition, discusses home fire sprinklers and a crucial state building code update with a local reporter. The perpetual myth from fire sprinkler opponents that “nobody is dying from fire in…

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4 grilling fire safety resources to start your July 4th cooking events off on the right foot

By nfpa@jiveon.com With the July 4th holiday at our doorstep many of us are busy preparing menus, and our grills, for all the barbecues, backyard soirees and beach parties we’ll be hosting (and attending!). But before you fire up that…

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Hawaii extends prohibition of fire sprinkler requirements in new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com Set to sunset this year was a law in Hawaii prohibiting counties from adopting requirements for fire sprinklers in new, one- and two-family homes. According to a Hawaiian news station, the Building Industry Association of Hawaii, the same…

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NFPA to develop fire risk assessment tool in response to tragic high-rise fires incidents

In light of a recent series of fires in high-rise buildings with combustible facades, including the Grenfell tower fire, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has initiated a project to develop a fire risk assessment tool for these types of…

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NFPA to develop fire risk assessment tool in response to tragic high-rise fires incidents

In light of a recent series of fires in high-rise buildings with combustible facades, including the Grenfell tower fire, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has initiated a project to develop a fire risk assessment tool for these types of…

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Leave fireworks to the professionals

Independence Day and fireworks go hand in hand, but fireworks shouldn’t go in consumers’ hands. That’s the message the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reinforcing this Fourth of July. Fireworks annually cause devastating burns, injuries, fires, and even death,…

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