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View NFPA’s photo gallery of Home Fire Sprinkler Day activities

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

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View NFPA’s photo gallery of Home Fire Sprinkler Day activities

By nfpa@jiveon.com With more than 50 events occurring in 25 states and Canadian provinces, Home Fire Sprinkler Day has been deemed a success. This project initiated by NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition tasked safety advocates…

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6 tips to keep you safe from electrical hazards as hurricane season draws near

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

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Citing life safety, English city council votes to require fire sprinklers in certain homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com Going forward, all new homes built or commissioned by a specific English city council will include fire sprinklers. This decision followed a favorable vote in May by city councilors in Cornwall, a county in Southwest England. They also…

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Which areas of a home require fire sprinklers, and which areas don’t?

By nfpa@jiveon.com Fire sprinkler advocates are likely familiar with the popular myths associated with home fire sprinklers. (No, smoke won’t set off fire sprinklers.) Lesser-known myths pertain to requirements found in NFPA 13D, Installation of Sprinkler Source:: NFPA – Fire…

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How to safeguard yourself from the risks of electrical shock drowning during summer months

By nfpa@jiveon.com Since the early 2000s, the media has reported on deaths from electric shock drowning (ESD), yet many people say they have never heard about this troubling trend. ESD can occur in swimming pools, hot tubs, spas, marinas, lakes…

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Iowa hosts 1st Annual Safety Summit

By nfpa@jiveon.com May 17th marked the very first Fire Safety Summit in Ames, Iowa. The Iowa State University campus provided a beautiful backdrop as over 60 attendees from across the state rolled in for a diverse line-up of topics on…

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Once again, New Jersey legislators introduce bills to fire sprinkler the state’s new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com If two New Jersey legislators have their say, all new homes in the Garden State will be protected by fire sprinklers. A bill introduced in the State Assembly by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano and another introduced in the State…

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Lint in dryer leads to fire

By nfpa@jiveon.com In Iowa, the Dubuque Fire Department reports that lint in a dryer exhaust duct started an early morning fire recently at a mobile home. Firefighters were able to quickly locate the fire under the mobile home and extinguish…

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