During the Fall and Winter Months, Keep Home Electrical Safety in Mind When Using Hot Tubs and Spas

With the cooler weather upon us as we head into November, many of us will be thinking about using our hot tubs more frequently. You may be thinking your hot tub is in the same condition as the last time…

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Give your Fire Prevention Week efforts legs to last all year long

While Fire Prevention Week ended October 9th, events and activities occur all month long.  But then what?  The key to a great Fire Prevention Week is in what Fire & Life Safety (FLS) educators do with the momentum created during…

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Four Lives Saved in Roanoke, VA home fire thanks to two kids’ prompt response to sounding smoke alarms

The live-saving value of working smoke alarms – and the know-how to respond to them – was reinforced last Wednesday when two children were able to get themselves and two adults out of a home fire upon hearing the smoke…

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USFA Helps Educate the Public about the Importance of Home Fire Sprinklers

Home fire sprinklers are crucial in fire prevention. They help slow or even stop a fire before firefighters arrive at the scene. In most cases, this reduces a significant amount of property damage and saves lives. For the Home Fire…

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Five D.I.Y. Electrical Wiring Suggestions to Help Prevent Your Home from Going Up in Flames

It was one of those emails that just makes you cringe. Followed by a knot that just sits in the bottom of your stomach. A coworker had sent me yet another link to a major news publication’s Ask the “Expert”…

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Knox Safety releases survey findings about public’s confusion around smoke and CO alarm sounds, reinforcing importance of FPW 2021’s “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”

Knox Safety, a division of the Knox Company, released findings from a recent Qualtrics survey* that reinforce the importance of this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™.” According to the survey, U.S. consumers are often confused…

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In Support of Fire Prevention Week, NFPA and Domino’s Kick Off Annual Smoke Alarm Safety program with the Flint Fire Department

For the 14th year in a row, NFPA teamed up with Domino’s to kick off our joint Fire Prevention Week™ program promoting the importance of smoke alarms and fire safety. This year, approximately 40 first graders from Eisenhower Elementary School…

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San Antonio Fire Department hosts event recognizing State Farm for Fire Prevention Week donation

State Farm has been a strong supporter of Fire Prevention Week™ (FPW™) for the past five years through their Good Neighbor grant program. In San Antonio, TX, local State Farm agents donated 20 FPW kits to the San Antonio Fire…

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