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NFPA Journal - Outreach, Mar Apr 2018
Column: The risk of death during a fire today is higher now than in 1980. Why aren’t we talking about it?
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NFPA report - Home fires involving heating equipment
Analysis of patterns and trends in all measures of fire loss for all types of home heating equipment and all fuel and power types, including leading causes of ignition.
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Perspectives
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NFPA safety tip sheet: escape planning
Download a free tip sheet on home fire escape planning. If a fire breaks out in your home, you may have only a few minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Everyone needs to know what to do and where to go if there is a fire.
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NFPA research: Fire prevention and safety in the city of Hamilton, a qualitative study
The idea for this study originated in recommendations provided to NFPA in the „Urban Fire Safety Project‟, where the need to more effectively reach high-risk populations in large cities, was identified. The project examined challenges in reaching high-risk audiences; surveyed existing public education, smoke alarm installation and outreach programs; and identified what was working in some cities and could be used by others.
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NFPA Journal - POV - First Word November December 2008
Take Care This Heating Season
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NFPA research: Fire prevention and safety in the city of Memphis, a qualitative study
With a population of more than 650,000 and a poverty rate exceeding 25 percent, Memphis averages 3 residential structural fires per day and roughly 15 civilian fire fatalities per year. Harvest Research Group LLC (HRG LLC) was commissioned to conduct qualitative research with members of these communities to inform the development of a fire prevention education outreach program. The goal of this research effort was to explore perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors regarding fires and fire prevention.
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NFPA - Electrical
NFPA offers important information on electrical safety -- everything you need to know to keep you, your family, and your neighbors safe from fire and related hazards.
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The holiday season presents increased fire risks, making December a leading month for U.S. home fires
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NFPA urges added caution around home fire safety during COVID-19 pandemic | NFPA
As people spend more time at home and engage in activities that significantly contribute to the home fire problem, it’s critical that they recognize where potential hazards exist and what they can do to prevent fires.
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Fire and Vacant Homes
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Catastrophic Multiple-Death Fires in 2010
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NFPA report - Home Fires Started by Smoking
This NFPA report includes analysis of fires involving smoking materials (i.e., tobacco products), including recent trends, data from other countries, and what materials are most often ignited.
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NFPA Journal - Front Line, Home Fire Sprinklers
Why the fire service is a key partner advocate for home fire sprinklers.
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NFPA Journal - The Case for Home Fire Sprinklers
On Janauary 5, John Robert Ray, chief of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department in Maryland, sat before the county council and explained why its seven members should vote in favor of a residential sprinkler ordinance. "Tonight you have the opportunity to tell all Anne Arundel County residents that their lives are equally important, rather than a matter of chance based on where they choose to live," Ray told the council.
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