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Raising awareness of fire risks at colleges during Campus Fire Safety Month

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

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Mom, two daughters watch home burn to the ground, rebuild with fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Michelle Allyn and her two daughters were settling in for the night when Allyn heard a strange sound coming from outside their home. Allyn opened her front door and noticed her entire carport on fire. The family safely…

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Fire safety advocate who fought anti-sprinkler legislation receives national award

By nfpa@jiveon.com Stephan Cox (left) and Richard Smith with the Maryland State Firemen’s Association accept the 2016 Bringing Safety Home Award from Lorraine Carli, NFPA vice president of Outreach and Advocacy and president of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition. Smith…

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Safety advocate questions Chicago fire codes following fire killing six children, two adults

By nfpa@jiveon.com Photo: GoFundMe A residential fire on August 26 that killed six children and two adults during an apparent sleepover is being named the city’s deadliest fire in a decade. The Chicago Tribune reports that the fire’s official Source::…

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Sign up for Understanding NFPA 3000™ (PS) Standard for Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response Program webcast

By nfpa@jiveon.com Developed by law enforcement, fire, EMS, facility security, hospitals, universities, private businesses, and federal agencies, NFPA 3000 provides guidance on the comprehensive plans, policies, and procedures that should be established before, during, and Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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How effective are fire sprinklers for a home’s exterior? NFPA has some answers

By nfpa@jiveon.com We constantly discuss the necessity of indoor, fire sprinklers via this blog. Every so often, we get questions on the necessity and effectiveness of exterior sprinklers, primarily for homes in areas prone to wildfires. If curious about these…

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Swarms of people attend open house of a home devastated by fire

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

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Summer camp set ablaze by lightning strike

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

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Swarms of people attend open house of a home devastated by fire

By nfpa@jiveon.com The line snaked past the gutted home and into the street. Seeing is believing, and about 800 eager New Zealand residents saw an eyeful when they finally made their way past the home’s front door. There were charred…

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