Make a plan during National Preparedness Month

By nfpa@jiveon.com Do you have a plan for an emergency? It’s important to make a plan today. Throughout the month of September, NFPA will be participating in National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA. During this second week of the public…

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During National Preparedness Month we’re reminded to save early for disasters

By nfpa@jiveon.com Throughout the month of September, NFPA will be participating in National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA. During this first week of the public awareness campaign, we’re reminded to save early for disaster costs. The National Flood Source:: NFPA…

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Celebrate Senior Center Month with activities designed to increase safety

By nfpa@jiveon.com September is National Senior Center Month. The National Institute of Senior Centers is celebrating by highlighting the theme: Senior Centers: The Key to Aging Well. This year’s theme was chosen to highlight how senior centers share Source:: NFPA…

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National Preparedness Month is here!

By nfpa@jiveon.com There’s no time like the present to help your family prepare for disasters. Join NFPA throughout the month of September as we participate in National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA. We’ll share different resources from Fire Break and…

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Engaging a community: NFPA’s Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award, which NFPA presents each year, recognizes educators who take the lead roll in making their communities safer. The 2019 recipient is City of Kingsport Fire Department Public Education…

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Read the Latest Edition of The Fire Sprinkler Initiative Newsletter

By nfpa@jiveon.com The August issue of The Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter is now available for viewing. In this issue, you’ll: Learn about the 2020 dates for Home Fire Sprinkler Week as well as information on how you can get involved.…

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Funeral Held for Four Children Killed in Home Daycare Fire; Tragedy Draws Call for Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Photo Credit: Associated Press It was with heavy hearts that four siblings, ages nine months to eight years old, were laid to rest over the weekend. The children were four out of the five that were killed in…

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Fire Prevention Week presentation starters, an enduring pizza partnership, and tools to get you ready for an emergency are all featured in the August issue of Safety Source

By nfpa@jiveon.com The August issue of Safety Source, the Public Education newsletter, shows ways for kids to put Fire Prevention Week into action with the Be a Fire Safety Hero lesson plan, includes a checklist for caregivers of older adults,…

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Forbes Article Underscores the Need for Home Fire Sprinklers in All Homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com When it comes to home fire sprinklers, misinformation about these life-and-property-saving systems continues to persist. Many who unfamiliar with the technology think that sprinklers are too expensive and that they will activate for no Source:: NFPA – Fire…

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Landmark report addresses liability concerns for smoke alarm installation programs

By nfpa@jiveon.com Washington, DC – Fire departments in the United States understand the importance of residential smoke alarm installation programs in helping to save lives. However, a number of them have expressed concerns about implementing such programs Source:: NFPA –…

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