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Chief Russ Sanders to be Recognized with Leadership Award

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Congressional Fire Services Institute’s Board of Directors has selected Chief Russ Sanders as the recipient of the 2019 CFSI/Motorola Solutions Mason Lankford Fire Service Leadership Award. Sanders is the NFPA regional director for Source:: NFPA – Safety…

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Worcester fire chief says people need to see live burns; see the value in home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition and the Worcester (MA) Fire Department held a live side-by-side fire and sprinkler burn today to educate the public and policy makers about the rapid and deadly pace of fire – and the…

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Connect the dots and build brain power with Sparky!

By nfpa@jiveon.com As the birthday celebration of Sparky® winds down, NFPA would like to call your attention to another helpful resource that educators, parents, and the fire service can use to engage younger generations. The “Connect the Source:: NFPA –…

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The day we shower puppies with love is also a day to think about fire safety

By nfpa@jiveon.com March 23rd is National Puppy Day. Established in 2006, National Puppy Day is a “paw-some” opportunity for all dog enthusiasts to celebrate “puppy love” with their favorite fur ball of a canine. The day is also designed to…

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Snappy video helps to acquaint small children with the roles that firefighters play in our community

By nfpa@jiveon.com As the 68th birthday celebration of Sparky the Fire Dog® continues this week, NFPA encourages educators and first responders to share the upbeat video, “Firefighters are On Their Way” and inform children about basic firefighter Source:: NFPA –…

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The day we shower puppies with love is also a day to think about fire safety

By nfpa@jiveon.com March 23rd is National Puppy Day. Established in 2006, National Puppy Day is a “paw-some” opportunity for all dog enthusiasts to celebrate “puppy love” with their favorite fur ball of a canine. The day is also designed to…

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Keep children busy and safe with Sparky’s smoke alarm mystery app!

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA’s Sparky & the Case of The Missing Smoke Alarms is an entertaining app that teaches children essential messages about fire prevention through creative storytelling and real-world safety questions. The tool is just one of several Source:: NFPA…

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Teaching fire safety to children – there is an app for that!

By nfpa@jiveon.com Sparky’s birthday may have been yesterday, but the fun continues this week as the iconic fire dog shares fun, educational resources designed to help inform children about fire prevention. NFPA’s floppy-eared mascot points to Source:: NFPA – Safety…

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Happy Birthday to Sparky!

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Safe door locking addressed in new fact sheet on school safety and security

By nfpa@jiveon.com It’s a topic that’s made news headlines and is on the minds of many: how to keep schools safe and secure in the face of mass shootings in the United States. As school administrators and community officials work…

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