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Create and Practice Your Home Escape Plan—Use Our Grid to Help!

By nfpa@jiveon.com This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen,” focuses on cooking safety, as cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. But it’s important to be prepared in case…

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NFPA and Domino’s Launch Online Sweepstakes to Recognize U.S. Fire Departments during Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10

By nfpa@jiveon.com While many people would like to thank their local fire departments for all they do to keep their communities safe, they often don’t know how. In honor of Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, 2020, NFPA and Domino’s…

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Download This Tip Sheet to Help Kids Stay Safe in the Kitchen

By nfpa@jiveon.com As many households enter the new school year remotely and several family members continue to work from or remain at home, this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen”, is more relevant than…

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Tragedies in the News Illustrate Importance of Home Fire Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Recent, deadly fires like the ones in Philadelphia and Lansing show how quickly an uneventful day with the family can turn to tragedy. On a relaxed Saturday morning in Philadelphia, firefighters entered a row-house engulfed in flames and…

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Mythblaster Monday 6: Home Fire Sprinklers Really Beat the Heat

By nfpa@jiveon.com Everyday, we see countless, heartbreaking reminders of how fast a fire can destroy one’s home and impact one’s life. Advances in fire protection technology like smoke alarms have become widely used, but home fire sprinklers have yet to…

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Fire Prevention Week is Almost Here. Are You Ready?

By nfpa@jiveon.com “Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” is the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, highlighting the need for people to “cook with care” in the kitchen. And it’s less than a month away! …

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Following Hurricane Laura, Eight Deaths Connected to Improper Use of Portable Generators

By nfpa@jiveon.com According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Laura, which made landfall along the Gulf Coast in late August, was the strongest hurricane to strike Louisiana to date with wind gusts of more than 150 mph and a dangerous…

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Denver Nest Cam Video Demonstrates Speed of Fire and Need for Fire Safety Plan

By nfpa@jiveon.com We talk often about the benefits of working smoke alarms, home escape plans, and home fire sprinklers. But nothing helps drive the point home more than a real-life example that is captured in real time. This video by the…

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Mythblaster Monday 5: Water Damage Woes

By nfpa@jiveon.com This Tuesday we continue our Mythblaster Monday series, where we discuss and debunk the myths around home fire sprinklers, offering resources to highlight their advantages and tackle the misinformation. Last Monday we found that home fire sprinklers are…

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In light of COVID-19, Find New Ways to Reach People with Fire Prevention Week’s Cooking Safety Messages

By nfpa@jiveon.com Remote school environments, distancing requirements and increased responsibilities for fire departments mean getting creative with public education and outreach activities. As Maria Bostian, Fire & Life Safety (FLS) Educator for the Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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