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Fire Prevention Week in Michigan!

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:46
  Big, bold efforts were made in Michigan this week in effort to raise awareness for Fire Prevention Week, with an end-goal to affect the fire fatality rate that seems to be on the rise in Michigan.  A state-wide proclamation was signed by
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State Farm equips Fire Departments with Fire Prevention Week Kits

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 00:04
Fire Departments in six states received Fire Prevention Week kits from State Farm Community outreach grants this October.  Thanks to the generosity of State Farm, agents delivered kits to fire departments to expand their fire prevention
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Operation Save a Life reaches out to Georgia Fire Departments

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 00:06
Operation Save a Life launched in Georgia yesterday with fire departments from the surrounding areas attending this media event and smoke alarm distribution.  WSB-TV has teamed up with local fire departments, Kidde, The Home Depot and attorney
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Nationwide partners to expand Fire Prevention Week

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 14:18
Fire Prevention Week is all about partnerships and how we all reach the community. This years theme:  Look. Listen. Learn. Fire can Happen Anywhere is a great theme to share with families.  Nationwide through the Make Safe Happen campaign has
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Kicking off Fire Prevention Week in East Providence, RI!

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 13:56
Last week a unique partnership came together in an effort to reach more youth in after school programming with fire safety messages.  The East Providence Fire Department, along with the Boys & Girls Clubs of East Providence, and staff from NFPA
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2018 State of Nevada Fire Prevention Week Poster Winners Announced

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 10:37
The Nevada State Fire Marshal, in coordination with the Fire Prevention Association of Nevada (FPAN) and participating Fire Departments statewide, are excited to announce the winners of the second annual State of Nevada Fire Prevention Week Poster
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Senior Adults Fire Safety Day kicks off Fire Prevention Week

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 10:14
Kids are usually the target of Fire Prevention Week in communities during the month of October.  But with Sparky's new friend Simon alongside him, we are reaching all audiences with this years theme: Look, Listen, Learn: Fire can happen anywhere. At
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Fire Prevention Week coloring sheets combine fun and education for all ages

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 13:17
There’s been a surge of interest among adults in putting crayon to paper and coloring between the lines. In communities across North America, coloring book clubs, parties, and meetings for mature audiences have been launched at libraries, community
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Putting behavior change theory to work in fire & life safety education: FREE webinar available for Xchange registrants

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 08:01
  How do the public's beliefs and attitudes toward health shape their behaviors? This recent webinar hosted by Andrea Vastis, senior director of public education at NFPA, reviews the basics of how people perceive their risk to fire and other health
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An interview with Simon!

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 15:51
As Fire Prevention Week draws closer and closer, the calls and emails are pouring in to NFPA’s Regional Education Specialists for assistance and direction on the tools and resources available to share this year’s theme “Look. 
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On Week 4 of National Preparedness Month, communities are encouraged to save for an emergency

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 07:00
On this final week of National Preparedness Month, the Department of Homeland Security encourages everyone to save for an emergency, stating that maintaining emergency savings, financial planning, and completing an emergency financial first aid kit are
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September issue of Safety Source includes Fire Prevention Week news and strategies for keeping college students safe

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:06
https://www.nfpa.org/-/media/Files/FPW/Educate/FPW18Checklist.ashx The September issue of Safety Source, NFPA’s public education newsletter, is now available. In this issue you will find: A new Fire Prevention Week™ video to add to your
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On Week 3 of National Preparedness Month, communities are encouraged to protect their homes and businesses with flood insurance

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:04
On this third week of National Preparedness Month, the Department of Homeland Security encourages everyone to check their insurance coverage. Testimonial videos, flood insurance graphics and guidelines are provided to help people learn more about how to
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