Spread the word about FPW through social media

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By Lisa Braxton

Social networking has become one of the most popular ways for people to communicate these days. According to surveys, about half of all adults in the United States use Facebook and similar sites.

Get your Fire Prevention Week messages out rapidly and in a concise manner using the FPW Social Media Messages page on the NFPA website.You’ll find an array of formatted sample messages for both Facebook and Twitter that will remind the public about this year’s FPW theme: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month.

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Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

Michael S. Williams

Michael S. Williams

Williams founded the Fire Services Training Institute in 1995 to find solutions to the challenges confronting the volunteer fire service. He has been an active member of California State Firefighters Association (CSFA) since 1994, having served on the volunteer and public relations committees, and as a southern division deputy director. He sits on several local organizations including the Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council, the Tri-Counties Training Officers Association, Santa Barbara Chapter of CAER and is a founding member of the Santa Barbara PIO group Emergency Public Information Communicators (EPIC). He has been the author of many articles and a columnist for a local newspaper on public safety matters. He is also the co-host of Community Alert on KZSB AM-1290 in Santa Barbara. Williams has been a member of the California State Board of Fire Services since 2008. Prior to becoming involved in the volunteer fire service, Williams was a California police officer for 12 ½ years and a POST certified Field Training Officer. He is a licensed private investigator and security consultant specializing in self-insured, government and insurance defense assignments.


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