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Taking part in Home Fire Sprinkler Day? Add your event to our new map

By nfpa@jiveon.com If you haven’t heard, NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition are initiating Home Fire Sprinkler Day on Saturday, May 19. The intent is to simultaneously host at least one sprinkler-related event in all 50…

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Fire sprinkler victory: Las Vegas passes ordinance to sprinkler its new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com A study released this year by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, concluded that city council members should enact an ordinance to fire sprinkler the city’s new, one- and two-family homes. Last week, the council made this recommendation…

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New tip sheet outlines chicken coop safety for hobby farmers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Raising chickens as hobby is popular. Hobby farmers enjoy raising chickens as livestock or pets. Our new Backyard Chicken Coop safety tip sheet gives guidance for protecting people, property and flocks from fire. Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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Lives saved throughout North America following activation of residential fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com It’s a wonder fire sprinklers in homes can be such a contentious point when they have the power to save lives, as you’re about to read: South Carolina For the second time in a matter of weeks, fire…

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Fire department takes action after tragedy

By nfpa@jiveon.com Public Education Coordinator Stan Barnes, of the Farmington Hills Fire Department, took a recent news story to heart. Stan reached out to his fellow firefighters across the state of Michigan sharing, with heavy heart, the news of a…

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Scoring a Canadian pub-ed victory

By nfpa@jiveon.com Teaching public education is sometimes like coaching very young hockey players; you never know quite how much information is getting through until little Johnny puts the puck deep, gives chase, then passes to his teammate in front of…

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Upcoming Home Fire Sprinkler Day highlighted in new edition of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

By nfpa@jiveon.com In our latest edition of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, read about the upcoming Home Fire Sprinkler Day set for Saturday, May 19, 2018. Start planning your event today. You’ll also read about: our new report that gives…

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On anniversary of The Station Nightclub fire, survivors reminisce while advocates praise new safety measures since tragedy

By nfpa@jiveon.com Burn survivor Rob Feeney addresses crowd during news conference marking the 15th anniversary of The Station Nightclub fire Looking dapper in his firefighter dress blues, Rob Feeney recently addressed a crowd and media members gathered Source:: NFPA –…

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Commentary: Home fire killing two children serves as unfortunate “wake-up call” to bolster fire safety at home

By nfpa@jiveon.com A 28-year-old father and two of his children, ages 5 and 6, died last month in a New Jersey home fire. Reports have indicated that the home did not have any smoke alarms or fire sprinklers–safety features that…

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