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California 2020 State Legislative Session for Wildfire: Some Wins While Others Measures Left in a Holding Pattern

Unlike the state’s rough wildfire season, the end of California’s 2020 legislative session is clearly in sight. This year, lawmakers considered a number of bills on the state’s wildfire challenge. Among these were two measures aimed at strengthening California’s defensible…

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Attend Upcoming Facebook Live Event Addressing Ways to Promote Winter Fire Safety in your Community during COVID-19

By nfpa@jiveon.com With the December, January, and February representing the leading months for home fires, fire departments typically work to better educate their communities about potential fire hazards during the winter months and ways to reduce associated risks. Source:: NFPA –…

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Mythblaster Monday 13: Mythblasting Roundup

By nfpa@jiveon.com We know that new homes are commonly made with lightweight construction and modern, often synthetic furnishings that can lead home fires to create a toxic environment and burn more quickly than in the past. Home fire sprinklers protect…

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Public Educators and Fire and Life Safety Professionals Learn New Ways to Improve their Efforts at SOPE 2020

By nfpa@jiveon.com The 2020 NFPA Spotlight on Public Education conference went virtual this year, featuring four professionally led workshops that provided fire & life safety educators, injury prevention, and public education leaders with knowledge and networking Source:: NFPA – Safety…

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NFPA Receives Grant to Enhance Remembering When™ Fire and Falls Prevention Program for Older Adults, Helping Broaden its Scale and Reach

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA has received a $526,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) program in support of reducing fires and falls among older adults, a key high-risk population. The funding will Source::…

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Public Educators and Fire and Life Safety Professionals Learn New Ways to Improve their Efforts at SOPE 2020

The 2020 NFPA Spotlight on Public Education conference went virtual this year, featuring four professionally led workshops that provided fire & life safety educators, injury prevention, and public education leaders with knowledge and networking opportunities to address public education in…

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NFPA Receives Grant to Enhance Remembering When™ Fire and Falls Prevention Program for Older Adults, Helping Broaden its Scale and Reach

NFPA has received a $526,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) program in support of reducing fires and falls among older adults, a key high-risk population. The funding will help broaden the reach…

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Mythblaster Monday 13: Mythblasting Roundup

We know that new homes are commonly made with lightweight construction and modern, often synthetic furnishings that can lead home fires to create a toxic environment and burn more quickly than in the past. Home fire sprinklers protect occupants and…

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