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Latest issue of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter features exclusive interview on Las Vegas’ new sprinkler ordinance

By nfpa@jiveon.com We chatted with Robert Nolan, deputy chief and fire marshal for Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, about a landmark ordinance there to start fire sprinklering its new homes. Rather surprisingly, he explains how he worked with the local…

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The power of storytelling: NFPA’s emotional podcast series gets the gold during awards ceremony

By nfpa@jiveon.com Feike van Dijk (left) and Noelle holding twins Ephraim (“Remmy”) and Sabine (“Beanie”). (From right of Noelle) Zephan, Noah, and Able. Zephan and Noah lost their lives in a 2014 home fire. We are a society that craves…

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Look. Listen. Learn. The 2018 FPW catalog is here!

By nfpa@jiveon.com A new theme, and new products, combined with input and inspiration from our stakeholders across the country, have turned this year’s Fire Prevention Week catalog into a “road-map for success” when planning for the October campaign, or advocating…

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Fireworks are to blame for Massachusetts house fire

By nfpa@jiveon.com Authorities say that fireworks led to a three-alarm fire that destroyed a home in Lynn, Massachusetts, this week. According to NBC10, the fire started as a result of people setting off fireworks and one ricocheting to the second-floor…

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Statewide Smoke Alarm Canvass a Success in NC

By nfpa@jiveon.com 91 fire fatalities to date? Yes officials in NC are distressed with the fact that more reported fire deaths have occurred through June of this year than for the whole year of 2017. 90 fire departments participated in…

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Why a home’s open floor plan is concerning to fire safety advocates

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

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Why a home’s open floor plan is concerning to fire safety advocates

By nfpa@jiveon.com TV home improvement shows usually marvel at homes with open-concept designs. After all, today’s homeowners crave spaciousness. Rarely (if ever) discussed on these shows are the fire concerns of the open floor plan, and safety advocates say Source::…

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NFPAs Remembering When program can help with this month’s “No 1 Gets Hurt” effort

By nfpa@jiveon.com June is National Safety Month, a time when organizations nationwide give additional focus to the prevention of injuries and deaths at work, on the roads, in our homes and communities. This year’s theme is “No 1 Gets Hurt.”…

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