NFPA & Arkansas Fire Marshals host First Fire Safety Summit

By nfpa@jiveon.com April showers bring May flowers but they also brought a new Fire safety summits to Arkansas. Over 60 firefighters attended two fire safety summits to learn about how to make Arkansas safer. NFPA hosted the first fire safety…

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Safety advocates in British Columbia launch Canada’s first fire sprinkler coalition

By nfpa@jiveon.com Showcasing North America’s growing support for home fire sprinklers, the province of British Columbia initiated Canada’s first fire sprinkler coalition this month. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative has updated its sprinkler coalition map to Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler…

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One year after Pulse Nightclub tragedy, new NFPA standard for preparedness and response to active shooter and/or hostile events being developed

As the nation marks the one-year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub massacre in Orlando this week, a group of experts on active shooter/hostile incident response will assemble at National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) headquarters to develop NFPA 3000, Standard for…

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NFPA, IAFC and NVFC launch 2017 Safety Stand Down Quiz Sweepstakes

The “Fire Service Safety Stand Down Quiz” Sweepstakes is back as part of the annual Safety Stand Down campaign. Hosted by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in conjunction with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National…

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Why the public needs your help in separating the myths of home fire sprinklers from the facts

By nfpa@jiveon.com I recently had a chat with a number of fire and life safety educators, and the majority of them said the public is vastly unaware of home fire sprinkler operation or the necessity of this technology. Hollywood’s portrayal…

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Fire Prevention Week coloring sheet adds a dose of fun to safety messaging

By nfpa@jiveon.com I haven’t picked up a crayon since I was in elementary school, but when a downloadable coloring sheet was added to this year’s Fire Prevention Week materials, I couldn’t resist the urge to round up some co-workers, hand…

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Developer uses “trade ups” to fire sprinkler his new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com A new residential subdivision will likely include home fire sprinklers following a pitch by a code official. In order to forego an extremely wide boulevard entrance for the new development that’s meant to accommodate emergency Source:: NFPA –…

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NFPA seeks to contract with public education consultant based in Canada

By nfpa@jiveon.com Do you have a passion for fire and life safety education? Are you an outstanding educator and trainer? Do you enjoy helping fire departments expand their fire and life safety education outreach efforts? Do you currently live and…

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Application period opens for NFPA’s Remembering When Conference

By nfpa@jiveon.com The application period opens June 12th for the 2017 Remembering When™ Scholarship Conference. Scheduled for November 1-3, the conference will be held at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel. NFPA will select teams from up to 25 communities. Source::…

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Proposal to fire sprinkler new homes in Las Vegas advances

By nfpa@jiveon.com Fire sprinklering all of Sin City’s new homes could be a reality, if certain safety advocates have their say. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, a proposal to sprinkler new, one- and two-family homes in Vegas has advanced…

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