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NFPA Announces Restructuring of Regional Operations Field Staff

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Illinois Village Board Amends Sprinkler Ordinance To Updated Version of International Fire Code

By nfpa@jiveon.com “Residential fire sprinklers are a good, preventive measure,” said Bridgeview (Illinois) Fire Chief Michael Daly in a recent article in SuburbanChicagoland. Chief Daly was reacting to the good news that the Bridgeview village board took steps Source:: NFPA…

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NFPA Offers 5 Key Tips for Safely Enjoying Outdoor Activities this Summer

By nfpa@jiveon.com With COVID-19 continuing to place limitations on social activities and engagements, people may increasingly turn to grilling, fire pits, and other at-home outdoor activities this summer, which presents an increased risk of associated fires. Here are Source:: NFPA…

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Retired Fire Chief and Home Fire Sprinkler Advocate Protects His Own Home with Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com On May 25, 2008, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (VA) responded to a single-family house fire in a residential development. Keith Brower, who was the fire marshal at the time, heard the mayday call that would change his…

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As States Loosen Stay-at-Home Restrictions in Response to COVID-19, NFPA Underscores Electrical Safety in Pools and at Marinas during Summer Months

By nfpa@jiveon.com With the arrival of summer and the July 4th holiday weekend just around the corner, people across the country are eager to take advantage of the easing of stay-at-home orders. As many states begin allowing for more outside…

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Creative Incentives Help Encourage Home Fire Sprinkler Installations

By nfpa@jiveon.com Home fire sprinklers have been proven as the best protection available to minimize home fire injury and death for both civilians and responding firefighters. For more than a decade, the NFPA and International Code Council model national codes…

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NFPA Announces “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” as Theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, 2020 as Cooking Remains Leading Cause of Home Fires

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA has announced “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, 2020. NFPA’s focus on cooking fire safety comes in response to home cooking fires representing the leading cause of…

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Safety Advocates Celebrate Success of Home Fire Sprinkler Week Virtual Event

By nfpa@jiveon.com As the world continues to deal with the ongoing demands of COVID-19, and with the fire service at its front lines, NFPA and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) needed to reconsider what Home Fire Sprinkler Week would…

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Fact Sheet Spells the Truth about Home Fire Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Fires in the home pose one of the biggest threats to a community. In 2018, US fire departments responded to an estimated 1,318,500 fires. These fires caused 3,655 civilian deaths, an increase of 8 percent over the previous…

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With public displays cancelled, video urges people to avoid consumer fireworks and burden on front line workers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Each year at this time, NFPA encourages the public to attend fireworks displays put on by trained professionals, rather than resort to homemade celebrations. With many upcoming community events cancelled due to COVID-19, NFPA has released a Source::…

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