Keeping current on California’s wildfires

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

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Look. Listen. Learn! Fire Prevention Week in Iran

By nfpa@jiveon.com Sparky the Fire Dog® and his friend Simon, the smoke alarm tester, were the talk of a primary school in Tehran, Iran, recently as part of Fire Prevention Week. Fire officials, including Abbas Khadangi (far left) and public…

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Fire sprinkler coalition honors leaders in fire safety

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

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Fire sprinkler coalition honors leaders in fire safety

By nfpa@jiveon.com Laurie Christensen and Rachel Moreno with the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office receive the 2018 Fire Sprinkler Leadership Award The Texas Fire Sprinkler Coalition honored two advocates during the Texas Fire Marshal’s Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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City passes on home fire sprinkler requirement, for now

By nfpa@jiveon.com The town of Sheridan, Wyoming, upset safety advocates last week when its city council updated its building codes, but passed on a requirement to fire sprinkler its new homes. However, their vote doesn’t appear to be a resounding…

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Commentary: Stop inaccurately inflating costs of home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com As we reported on this blog, the Geneva, Illinois, City Council recently voted not to require fire sprinkler its new homes. The lone dissenter of the 8-1 vote against sprinklers was Alderman Jeanne McGowan. Praising her in a…

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Know a stellar fire sprinkler advocate? Nominate them for the NFPA/HFSC Bringing Safety Home Award

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

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Register now for webinar on practical public education tips featuring the 2018 NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year

By nfpa@jiveon.com Toronto Fire Services Public Educator and 2018 NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Denise Hynes, works in the fifth largest fire department in North America. Learn how she has developed workshops, prop kits, and safety…

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Have you retrofitted your home with fire sprinklers? Please complete this quick survey

By nfpa@jiveon.com Do you own a home with home fire sprinklers? Were the sprinklers retrofitted? You may be able to earn a $25 Amazon gift card. The Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy is inviting homeowners who have…

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