Translation

Prince George’s County Fire/ EMS– Firefighters are Community Helpers

title

By Kelly Ransdell

The temperatures reached over 120 degrees inside the hot car as emergency crews arrived on the scene of the mock hot car incident at the Safe Kids Worldwide press event to mark National Heatstroke Prevention Day. Firefighters were there to reenact their efforts to save children if they have been left unattended in hot cars. Public Information Officer Mark E. Brady spoke to the crowd about how fire departments work in the community to help when an emergency arises and beyond. The newest music video from NFPA is Firefighters Are On Their Way and focuses on the many ways fire departments work to help families every day. In addition, our updates to the free downloadable Learn not to Burn Preschool curriculum contains a lesson plan for Firefighter are Community Helpers. As I watched the fire department spring into action on this HOT summer day- I was thankful for all the fire departments that help in emergencies as well as the educational efforts they do all year. High five Prince George’s County Fire/ EMS Department!

Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


Related Articles

Perfect pitch by home safety advocates convinces local Habitat for Humanity chapter to sprinkler new home

By nfpa@jiveon.com Having hailed from Prince George’s County, Maryland, home of a life-saving fire sprinkler ordinance, Orlando County Fire Marshal…

Ugly sprinklers? No way. NFPA’s Matt Klaus says sprinklers blend with your home decor

By Mike Hazell NFPA sprinkler expert Matt Klaus tells a story about friends who were concerned that their fire sprinklers…

If you’re looking to educate children on home fire sprinklers, there’s a website for that

By Fred Durso, Jr. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative team constantly hears comments from the fire service and other safety advocates…