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National Volunteer Fire Council gives Lifetime Achievement Award

By nfpa@jiveon.com It came as no surprise to me to learn that Ron Farr had been recently bestowed with the high honor of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Volunteer Fire Council. In my mind the only thing…

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Fire sprinkler coalitions unite to educate water purveyors on home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Water purveyors might not be aware of the technical aspects of home fire sprinklers or the benefits of this technology. Sprinkler misconceptions have led this group to assess extraneous fees that can drive up installation cost. Source:: NFPA…

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Fire department makes its mark: installs its 50,000th smoke alarm

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Grand Rapids Fire Department celebrated a milestone recently that it has been working toward for the past 5 years. According to Fox17 West Michigan, the firefighters of Ladder 1 installed their 50,000th smoke alarm on April 14th.…

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Pets die, firefighters injured in “explosive” fire in unsprinklered residence

By nfpa@jiveon.com An April residential fire in Jersey City, New Jersey injured two firefighters and displaced more than 40 people from 11 families. A number of pets died in the blaze. According to a news report on the fire, Jersey…

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Watch NFPA’s free webinars on home fire sprinkler advocacy

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative has produced a series of free webinars over the years that are sure to perfect your safety advocacy efforts. They’re available whenever you have some free time to view them and include: Source:: NFPA…

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Town highlights “multitude” of fire incidents controlled by sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com In recent weeks, the city of Glendale, Arizona, has experienced a significant amount of fire sprinkler saves. These fires were extinguished in residences and other sprinklered settings, prompting the Glendale Fire Department to praise this Source:: NFPA –…

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Here are six ideas for taking action on Home Fire Sprinkler Day

By nfpa@jiveon.com Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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Here are six ideas for taking action on Home Fire Sprinkler Day

By nfpa@jiveon.com Unsure how to join the many safety advocates taking action during North America’s first Home Fire Sprinkler Day? Don’t fret. Whether planning a citywide event or simply alerting your social media contacts about the day, your participation will…

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Red Cross survey identifies disturbing misconceptions about home fires

By nfpa@jiveon.com Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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