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Mid-Atlantic Safety Summit draws large audience!

By nfpa@jiveon.com Over 200 public education and community risk reduction specialists from 14 states gathered in Edison, New Jersey this week to hear from a variety of subject matter experts from across nine states at the Mid-Atlantic Safety Summit. Topics…

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New NFPA reports points to main cause of home fires and injuries

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

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New NFPA reports points to main cause of home fires and injuries

By nfpa@jiveon.com Before we promote a key solution to America’s home fire problem (e.g., fire sprinklers), we must first convince decision makers why they’re needed in the first place. Fire data can help cement the importance of requiring this technology.…

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Young couple didn’t have to die, says fire chief also taking a strong stance on fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com “It’s nothing short of a tragedy,” Fire Chief Brian Enterline told a Fox affiliate following the death of a young couple from a residential fire in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Based on what was discovered at the scene, it seems…

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Put a freeze on winter holiday fires with NFPA’s updated infographics

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA has teamed up once again with the U.S. Fire Administration for the “Put a Freeze on Winter Fires” campaign to help remind everyone that the winter months are the leading time of year for home fires. The…

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Town’s fire officials on the fence about fire sprinkler requirement

By nfpa@jiveon.com Sheridan, Wyoming, City Council recently approved a second reading of a building code update that doesn’t include the model building requirement to fire sprinkler new homes. Fire service members there seem to understand a fire sprinkler’s Source:: NFPA…

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Advocate urges action following home fire death of disabled person

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

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Advocate urges action following home fire death of disabled person

By nfpa@jiveon.com The following commentary was written by Michael Wilson, state coordinator for the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board. The board is a member of the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Coalition: We have come a long way in listening…

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NFPA Educational Messages Desk Reference featured on popular fire safety podcast

By nfpa@jiveon.com If you’re interested in learning more about how NFPA’s educational messaging is created, how to use the Educational Messages Desk Reference, and details on the newest additions to the document, then you’ll want to listen to an interview…

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Keeping current on California’s wildfires

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

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