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Here are six ideas for taking action on Home Fire Sprinkler Day

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

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Here are six ideas for taking action on Home Fire Sprinkler Day

By nfpa@jiveon.com Unsure how to join the many safety advocates taking action during North America’s first Home Fire Sprinkler Day? Don’t fret. Whether planning a citywide event or simply alerting your social media contacts about the day, your participation will…

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Red Cross survey identifies disturbing misconceptions about home fires

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

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Red Cross survey identifies disturbing misconceptions about home fires

By nfpa@jiveon.com Here is today’s disturbing fact: forty percent of people recently surveyed believe they are more likely to win the lottery or get struck by lightning than experience a home fire. This finding was one of many underscored by…

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Arkansas Fire Marshals Host Second Fire Safety Summit

By nfpa@jiveon.com April showers brought more than May flowers in Arkansas this month. Over 60 fire marshals from across Arkansas attended the second Fire Safety Summit hosted in Jacksonville, AR. With a high rate of fire deaths in this rural…

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Download the proclamation for Home Fire Sprinkler Day and have your city acknowledge this event

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition have created a proclamation declaring Saturday, May 19 Home Fire Sprinkler Day. Have your city or town’s official sign the proclamation to acknowledging the Source:: NFPA – Fire…

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Firefighters in Michigan install carbon monoxide alarms for residents

By nfpa@jiveon.com Saginaw firefighters are working to make the city safer, one home at a time. According to television station ABC12, FEMA recently awarded the fire department a grant to purchase 1,300 carbon monoxide (CO) alarms. Firefighters have been installing…

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Following fire at Trump Tower, safety advocate reinforces need for fire sprinklers in all settings

By nfpa@jiveon.com Photo: Twitter Tragedy has once again placed a national spotlight on fire sprinklers. A recent fire at New York City’s Trump Tower claimed the life of 67-year-old Todd Brassner and injured six firefighters, reports ABC Source:: NFPA –…

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Fire starts in home with no working smoke alarms, family dog credited with coming to the rescue

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Boulder County Sheriff’s office in Colorado is crediting “Sam,” a 14-year-old dachshund, with saving a family from what could have been a tragedy. Problems started for the family on a recent evening when the power shut off…

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Resident whose sister died in home fire becomes fire sprinkler advocate

By nfpa@jiveon.com Phil Egan begins his commentary for the North Bay Nipissing News with this heartbreaking line: “On the cold, winter night that my 24-year-old sister Frances lay down to sleep, she never realized she had spent her last day…

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