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AHJs Are Finding Common Ground with Local Home Builders and Developers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Today’s post was written by guest contributor, Peg Paul, Communications Manager at the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition: Home fire sprinklers are a proven, long-term solution to the home fire problem. But the fire service often faces many Source::…

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Home for Disabled Veterans Retrofit with Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) and the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) were recently involved in a project working with Designing Spaces, a home improvement show, to retrofit a home Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler…

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Boating and marina safety, a new Fire Prevention Week activity, and a powerful tool to supercharge your community risk reduction strategy featured in the July issue of Safety Source

By nfpa@jiveon.com The July issue of Safety Source, the Public Education newsletter, provides cautions in an around the water with our Marina and Boating tip sheet, a fun family Fire Prevention Week activity in the form of a fire escape…

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Sprinkler System Stops McKinney, Texas Fire

By nfpa@jiveon.com No one was home at a McKinney, Texas apartment when a fire broke out in the kitchen. Firefighters received a call about smoke and when they arrived at the scene, they found that the sprinkler system had successfully…

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NFPA Stresses Electric Safety in Pools and at Marinas During Summer Months

By nfpa@jiveon.com With the arrival of summer and the July 4th holiday just around the corner, NFPA is reminding people about potential electrical hazards that exist in swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, onboard boats and in waters surrounding boats,…

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