Maryland State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci Honored as Sprinkler Advocate of the Year for 2020

According to research, fires become deadly in as little as two minutes. The more we can do to improve the chances that people and property can be saved, the better. One of the best ways to protect homes in the…

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Mythblaster Monday 10: Home Fire Sprinklers are a Win-Win for Jurisdictions and Developers

By nfpa@jiveon.com From the latest smoke alarms to solar panels, there are many ways for homeowners to make their homes safer and smarter. Unfortunately, when it comes to home fire sprinklers, their many safety benefits can get lost in the…

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Thanks to All for a Great Fire Prevention Week and We’re Not Done Yet!

By nfpa@jiveon.com   As the 98th annual Fire Prevention Week (FPW) comes to a close, I would like to take this time to thank the our fire departments, community agencies, public educators and all who work so hard to bring…

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Fire Prevention Week is in Full Swing as we “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”

By nfpa@jiveon.com     Cities and towns throughout the US, Canada, and other locales will celebrate this week and throughout the month of October to raise awareness of cooking and kitchen safety to celebrate the 98th annual Fire Prevention Week…

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Smoke alarms, home escape planning and home fire sprinklers remain critical messages during Fire Prevention Week

By nfpa@jiveon.com   Cooking safety is the focus of this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” for good reason: Cooking is the leading cause of U.S. home fires and injuries and the second-leading cause…

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Bowie Fire Reiterates Maryland Leadership with Fire Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com When advocating for positive change, a positive case study is invaluable. Late last week, Bowie, MD became such a case study when a fire broke out in a single-family home. Thanks to the home’s sprinkler system, the fire…

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Congratulations to the15 Fire Departments Randomly Selected in our FPW Sweepstakes with Domino’s!

By nfpa@jiveon.com   In support of Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, NFPA and Domino’s teamed up to launch an online sweepstakes that worked to help people thank their local fire departments for all they do year-round to keep their communities…

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Share Our Cooking Safety Checklist with Your Communities during Fire Prevention Week

By nfpa@jiveon.com   As you work to promote this year’s “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” messages in your community, use our cooking safety checklist as a tool for parents or caregivers to talk with children about safety in…

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Take Advantage of Insurance Savings with Home Fire Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Buying a home is a process that calls for making many choices, but when it comes to safety investments, a lack of accurate information can keep homeowners from making the most of available technology. Our Mythblaster Monday series…

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Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, is Officially Here: Use Our Resources to “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” in Your Community!

By nfpa@jiveon.com Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, is officially here! This year’s theme, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” is important on multiple fronts: Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and fire injuries, and the second-leading cause…

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