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Editorial board: How long before all new homes are fire sprinklered?

By nfpa@jiveon.com In a recent commentary, the Sauk Valley Media Editorial Board addressed the home fire sprinkler debate. They foresee the day when “sprinkler systems in new homes are as common as smoke alarms,” and adds that “politics” is only…

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New take on a live burn/fire sprinkler demonstration features importance of closing doors

By nfpa@jiveon.com During Fire Prevention Week, the team at the National Fire Sprinkler Association showcased the power of home fire sprinklers during a segment on “Fox & Friends.” This wasn’t your average burn from a fire sprinkler trailer, though; NFSA…

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Older adults, a high fire-risk group, saved by fire sprinklers in recent blaze

By nfpa@jiveon.com Adults 65 or older comprise only 13 percent of the U.S. population, but 30 percent of all home fire victims fell into this age group, according to NFPA. Trends examined by the U.S. Census Bureau indicate that by…

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Fire Prevention Week in Michigan!

By nfpa@jiveon.com Big, bold efforts were made in Michigan this week in effort to raise awareness for Fire Prevention Week, with an end-goal to affect the fire fatality rate that seems to be on the rise in Michigan. A state-wide…

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State Farm equips Fire Departments with Fire Prevention Week Kits

By nfpa@jiveon.com Fire Departments in six states received Fire Prevention Week kits from State Farm Community outreach grants this October. Thanks to the generosity of State Farm, agents delivered kits to fire departments to expand their fire prevention Source:: NFPA…

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Operation Save a Life reaches out to Georgia Fire Departments

By nfpa@jiveon.com Operation Save a Life launched in Georgia yesterday with fire departments from the surrounding areas attending this media event and smoke alarm distribution. WSB-TV has teamed up with local fire departments, Kidde, The Home Depot and attorney Source::…

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Nationwide partners to expand Fire Prevention Week

By nfpa@jiveon.com Fire Prevention Week is all about partnerships and how we all reach the community. This years theme: Look. Listen. Learn. Fire can Happen Anywhere is a great theme to share with families. Nationwide through the Make Safe Happen…

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New video narrated by pro-sprinkler builder gives unique pitch for home safety

By nfpa@jiveon.com Fire safety organizations have teamed up to produce a new video succinctly outlining the life-saving benefits of home fire sprinklers. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative, the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition-Canada, the Co-operators (a Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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