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The Holiday Season Presents Increased Fire Risks Due to Multiple Factors

By nfpa@jiveon.com Glittering decorations, holiday meals and treats, enjoying the warmth of home on a wintry day – these are hallmarks of the holiday season. However, these traditions and festivities also present an increased risk of fire, making December a…

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The Top 5 Fire Sprinkler Initiative Blogs of 2019

By nfpa@jiveon.com Which of our stories on home fires and fire sprinklers got the most attention in 2019? Here’s a recap of our five most popular posts appearing on The Fire Sprinkler Initiative blog: 5. Funeral Held for Four Children…

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Actress Anna Faris’s carbon monoxide scare sends important message

By nfpa@jiveon.com An unfortunate incident that could have become a tragedy involving the “Scary Movie” actress Anna Faris underscores the importance of having working carbon monoxide alarms. She and her family had a close call on Thanksgiving Day. According to…

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Spotlight on the Network Representative: Tammy Peavy

By nfpa@jiveon.com The NFPA Public Education Network is made up of fire and life safety education representatives for every state and province who disseminate NFPA information to fire safety educators throughout their state or province. Periodically, NFPA will be Source::…

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Letter to the editor: “Protect your home, your family, your neighbor’s home, and your firefighters with residential sprinklers”

By nfpa@jiveon.com In a letter to the editor published today on Capegazette.com, Delaware Fire Sprinkler Coalition chairman, Paul Eichler, addressed the conversation about home fire sprinklers that is taking place in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. On behalf of the Delaware Source::…

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Live fire demonstration vividly illustrates the important of home fire safety

By nfpa@jiveon.com A national morning television show is highlighting the importance of fire safety during the holiday season. Days before Thanksgiving, the peak day of the year for home cooking fires, Good Morning America featured a live fire safety demonstration…

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The Latest Issue of FSI Newsletter Features Sprinkler Test from This Old House, Heating Safety Tips

By nfpa@jiveon.com The November issue of the Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter is now available. There are stories on: the home fire sprinkler test performed by This Old House’s Richard Trethewey the New Hampshire summit that brought together fire safety Source::…

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Keep everyone safe from fire hazards this Thanksgiving

By nfpa@jiveon.com More than three times as many home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day than on a typical day of the year, according to the latest U.S. Home Cooking Fires Report recently released by NFPA. The report shows that…

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The Phoenix Society’s Fellowship Program: Applications Are Now Open

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors is accepting applications for its 2020 Phoenix Fellowship program. These 11-month service-learning positions give early-career professionals the opportunity to gain professional experience as well as build a larger Source:: NFPA – Fire…

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Showing How Sprinklers Work on This Old House

By nfpa@jiveon.com If you were thumbing through your social media feeds over the last few days, you might have seen it: with a little humor and a great hat, Richard Trethewey from This Old House demonstrated how sprinklers work in…

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