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National Safe Boating Week is underway

By nfpa@jiveon.com This week kicks off National Safe Boating Week, part of the North American Safe Boating Campaign, which focuses on spreading the message of boating safety and encouraging boater education. Promoting life jacket wear by every boater is the…

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The U.S. and Canada unite during first Home Fire Sprinkler Day to showcase power of this life-saving technology

By nfpa@jiveon.com Rain may have been in the forecast for many parts of North America on Saturday, May 19. However, it did not dampen efforts to finally gave home fire sprinklers the widespread attention this technology deserves. More than 50…

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Use our resources to ensure your Home Fire Sprinkler Day event is a success

By nfpa@jiveon.com The big day is almost here. Are you ready? Advocates across the U.S. and Canada are initiating more than 50 events for Home Fire Sprinkler Day, set to take place in the U.S. on Saturday, May 19. (Visit…

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In same state, home fire kills five children while fire sprinklers save family in separate incident

By nfpa@jiveon.com Photo: Twitter Five children lost their lives during a Greensboro, North Carolina, residential fire this month. News reports state that the two boys and three girls, ranging in age from 18 months to nine years old, were refugees…

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Commentary: Why isn’t the fire service completely endorsing, demanding, and advocating for fire sprinklers in all new homes?

By nfpa@jiveon.com Don Jolley, fire chief for the City of Pitt Meadows in British Columbia and the first vice president of the Fire Chiefs’ Association of British Columbia, offered a unique perspective to Firefighting in Canada. “Why … has the…

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Here’s how to contact a nationally recognized testing laboratory

By nfpa@jiveon.com Fire and life safety professionals are known to utter these words: Choose a device that is listed by a qualified testing laboratory or Check the device for the label of a nationally recognized testing laboratory. From time to…

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Use our free template and craft your own letter to the editor about Home Fire Sprinkler Day

By nfpa@jiveon.com Whether or not you’re hosting or attending one of the many events on Home Fire Sprinkler Day, here’s a simple way of getting the media’s attention: write a letter to the editor. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the…

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