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Good Morning Americaon fire sprinklers highlighted in latest edition of Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

By nfpa@jiveon.com In the newest edition of our Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, read how the popular TV news show addressed the home fire problem in a story that included a burn demonstration inside a home. You’ll also read stories on:…

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Five steps to better your advocacy for home fire sprinklers

By nfpune@jiveon.com In the latest edition of Sprinkler Age, the magazine for the American Fire Sprinkler Association, we wrote an article highlighting five steps that can better your advocacy for home fire sprinklers. If you’re new to the advocacy world

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Older adults, at greater risk of fire injury or fatality, could benefit from home fire sprinkler education

By nfpa@jiveon.com Here’s an alarming statistic pulled from NFPA’sCharacteristics of Home Fire Victimsreport: only 13 percent of the U.S. population is 65 or older, but 30 percent of fatal home fire victims were at least 65 years of

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High-rise buildings and the use of elevators during a fire

By nfpune@jiveon.com High-rise buildings have garnered significant attention in the fire safety world over the years. Because of the nature of high-rise buildings, a great number of people have to travel great vertical distances on the stairs to evacuate in

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Special report on home fires includes NFPA safety advocates and important message on home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Injured in a home fire when he was only two years old, Phil Tammaro first shared his story of his home fire injuries with NFPA back in 2015. His story recently grabbed the attention of the media, as

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NFPA’s position on portable fire extinguisher training and children

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA believes that children should not be trained how to operate portable fire extinguishers. Teaching children to use portable fire extinguishers runs counter to NFPA messaging to get out and stay out if there is a fire. Furthermore,…

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Following Grenfell Tower fire, architect group demands fire sprinklers in all new residences

By nfpa@jiveon.com Following the approximately 70 deaths and 70 injured from June’s Grenfell Tower fire, a British architect group is demanding that fire sprinklers become a component of all new housing. According to an article appearing in The Source:: NFPA…

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Roanoke FPW art contest highlights creative kids!

By nfpune@jiveon.com For the past 13 years, Community Risk Reduction SpecialistTiffany Bradbury has had fun using art to motivate local school-age kids in Roanoke, VA to think creatively about fire safety. 13 schools participated this year and winners

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