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Coloring sheet teaches a valuable lesson for Fire Prevention Week

By nfpa@jiveon.com Coloring isn’t just for the kids anymore. It’s for the kids and adults. The first commercially successful adult coloring books came on the scene in 2012-2013. Their popularity has grown ever since. People color to de-stress, to self-express,…

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“Perfect Penelope” is the perfect story to share for Fire Prevention Week

By nfpa@jiveon.com Penelope is perfect in just about every way. Her room is spotless, her clothes match, she has perfectly pretty hair, and I promise that if you peak at her plate–politely of course–you’ll plainly see that she’s done the…

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One week, two potential tragedies averted at home thanks to fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Residential fire sprinklers have been spotlighted twice in a week’s span, thanks to two news outlets promoting two activations on opposite sides of the U.S. The first occurred on September 19 in Abingdon, Maryland. According to a news…

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Campus fire safety: play it safe, don’t overload power strips and outlets

By nfpa@jiveon.com September is Campus Fire Safety Month and NFPA and The Center for Campus Fire Safety (The Center) are working together to help raise awareness of the dangers of fires among college-aged students who live in on- and off-campus…

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Fire sprinkler advocate takes on anti-sprinkler naysayer

By nfpa@jiveon.com Tip of the hat to Paul Eichler, chair of the Delaware Fire Sprinkler Coalition, for setting the record straight on home fire sprinklers. Following a letter to the editor in which Eichler promoted the importance of fire sprinkler…

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Practicing and completing your emergency plan is the theme of Week 3 of National Preparedness Month

By nfpa@jiveon.com Many people have experienced the challenges of rebuilding their lives after a disaster or other emergency. In stressful times like these, having access to personal financial, insurance, and medical records is crucial for beginning the process of Source::…

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Sparky’s Fire Safety Maze keeps you on the path of Fire Prevention Week

By nfpa@jiveon.com Reinforce this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme–Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out™– with students and community members of all ages using Sparky’s Fire Safety Maze. The maze directs participants to follow the path to Source:: NFPA –…

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NFPA’s upcoming podcast series gives a rare, yet powerful, look at the lingering effects of American home fires

By nfpa@jiveon.com Every day seven people die from American home fires, and another 13,000 are injured each year. These statistics, while important, are only a small piece of America’s complex home fire problem. There are ripple effects to fire that…

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