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NFPA’s story of a home fire–once again–gets national recognition

By nfpa@jiveon.com Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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NFPA’s story of a home fire–once again–gets national recognition

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA has been developing new ways of letting the public know that home fires should be a serious concern. Simply telling people that home fires are responsible for the majority of fire deaths isn’t enough to change behavior.…

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Town council says “no” to fire sprinkler requirement for the third time

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Sheridan Press reports that the Sheridan, Wyoming, Town Council voted “no” during a third and final reading on a code requirement to sprinkler its new homes. The council voted similarly during previous readings. Despite the Source:: NFPA…

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Call for nominations: NFPA to honor key safety advocate at national event

By nfpa@jiveon.com Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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Commentary: opponent’s claims on fire sprinkler costs only part of the problem

By nfpa@jiveon.com The following commentary is from Steve Leyton, president of Protection Design and Consulting: I read your summary of the Geneva, Illinois, council action and Bill Webb’s comments regarding homebuilder misrepresentations of costs. Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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Mid-Atlantic Safety Summit draws large audience!

By nfpa@jiveon.com Over 200 public education and community risk reduction specialists from 14 states gathered in Edison, New Jersey this week to hear from a variety of subject matter experts from across nine states at the Mid-Atlantic Safety Summit. Topics…

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New NFPA reports points to main cause of home fires and injuries

By nfpa@jiveon.com Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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New NFPA reports points to main cause of home fires and injuries

By nfpa@jiveon.com Before we promote a key solution to America’s home fire problem (e.g., fire sprinklers), we must first convince decision makers why they’re needed in the first place. Fire data can help cement the importance of requiring this technology.…

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Young couple didn’t have to die, says fire chief also taking a strong stance on fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com “It’s nothing short of a tragedy,” Fire Chief Brian Enterline told a Fox affiliate following the death of a young couple from a residential fire in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Based on what was discovered at the scene, it seems…

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Put a freeze on winter holiday fires with NFPA’s updated infographics

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA has teamed up once again with the U.S. Fire Administration for the “Put a Freeze on Winter Fires” campaign to help remind everyone that the winter months are the leading time of year for home fires. The…

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