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  • Apartments People living in an apartment building need to think ahead and be prepared in the event of a fire.
  • Arson and intentional fires Most of these fires occur outside, but most of the associated deaths, injuries, and losses occur in structures, particularly in homes.
  • Fireworks videos NFPA has several videos demonstrating the dangers of consumer fireworks
  • Gasoline at home There has been a steady decline in the average number of gasoline fires in homes each year since 1980.
  • Green Builder Media Partnership created to showcase environmental benefit of home fire sprinklers
  • Home Depot Our annual FPW partnership includes in-store fire safety workshops for kids and adults
  • Propane safety Handle any propane-powered equipment cautiously and always follow the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Social media messages Help NFPA spread fireworks safety messages through Twitter and Facebook.
  • Step Up and Stand Out NFPA has teamed up with Firehouse, Kidde, International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and IAFC Volunteer and Combination Officers Section to encourage volunteer fire departments to engage their community by conducting fire safety events.
  • Stop & Shop NFPA and Stop & Shop New England Division teamed up for the first time in 2015 to promote a healthy, safe grilling season.
  • Microwave ovens One of the leading home products associated with scald burn injuries.
  • ESPN SportsCenter anchor Hannah Storm and grilling safety Hannah Storm urges others to learn from her accident and grill safely
  • Legal or not fireworks are too risky for amateurs Permanent scarring, loss of vision, dismemberment are the harsh realities of amateur fireworks use.
  • Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks Founded to warn the public about the use of consumer fireworks.
  • Fire safety in manufactured homes Since 1976, manufactured homes must meet HUD safety requirements.
  • Lightning Fires started by lightning peak in the summer months and in the late afternoon and early evening.
  • Hotels and motels Help make traveling safer.
  • Outdoor entertaining Hosting outdoor events means there’s an increased risk of home fires.
  • I know My Fire Safety Plan story This story provides basic fire escape planning for children ages 4-8.
  • Sleepover fire safety for kids Is your child safe staying overnight at a friend's home? NFPA offers a free safety checklist.
  • Turkey fryers NFPA discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers.
  • Medical oxygen The use of portable medical oxygen in the home has grown over the past decade.
  • School safety Fire drills must be held at least once a month while school is in session.
  • Portable fireplaces The fuel, device, and open flame from portable fireplaces can be dangerous.
  • Portable generators The most common dangers with portable generators are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, electrical shock, and fire hazards.
  • Vehicles Vehicle fires, and safety at service stations.
  • Young firesetters Children playing with fire cause hundreds of deaths and injuries each year.