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ISO Rating Resources
NFPA is providing a resource page to assist those individual and fire departments reviewing or going through the rating process of the new ISO Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS). On this page you will find links to the current editions of NFPA…
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Outreach - NFPA Journal
Column: What COVID-19 has Taught Us About Public Safety Messaging
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NFPA - Winter holidays
Carefully decorating your home can help make your holidays safer. Between 2009-2013, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 210 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year. U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 860 home structure fires per year that began with decorations, excluding Christmas trees,
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NFPA - Wildland fire information for youth and families
Are you working with youth or school-age children around wildfire safety? NFPA is a great resource for teaching materials, interactive tools and videos for young audiences.
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NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative-Faces of Fire, Justina Page
Justina Page was severely burned and lost one of her 22-month-old twins in a house fire. Read her "Faces of Fire" story on NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative website.
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Youth-oriented websites
Sparky's Home Page The mascot of the National Fire Protection Association and Fire Prevention Week, Sparky the Fire Dog® teaches children how to be safe from fire at home and at play. His site has many games and activities for young children and…
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NFPA Journal - Dispatches, Sept Oct 2017
A new landmark study plots strategies to eliminate electric shock drowning.
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Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem: Failure to Prepare Erodes Community Trust
With the smell of hydrocarbons still in the air, reassurances that the citizens of Rouen, France could “live and work absolutely normally”just days after over 9,000 pounds of potentially hazardous chemicals burned in a massive fire, fell flat. Franoise…
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Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem: Failure to Prepare Erodes Community Trust
With the smell of hydrocarbons still in the air, reassurances that the citizens of Rouen, France could “live and work absolutely normally” just days after over 9,000 pounds of potentially hazardous chemicals burned in a massive fire, fell flat. Françoise…
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NFPA Journal - In A Flash Safe House, Sept Oct 2016
To combat deadly off-campus housing fires, NFPA and several partners are developing resources to help.
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Volunteer firefighter shares experience of responding to a fire at his own home
Photo: GoFundMe Earlier this month, firefighter Jason Penwell was en route to a fire in a neighborhood that was oddly familiar; the neighborhood was his. Making the experience all the more tragic, it was his home in flames.  "I happened to be at the…
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All-new “Sparky’s Fire Safety Club” and badging system reward kids for learning fire safety basics
In celebration of Sparky the Fire Dog’s® 70th birthday, NFPA has created an all-new Sparky’s Fire Safety Club and badging system on Sparky.org, the association’s award-winning website for kids. Together, these new online features teach kids basic but…
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Sparky is older than you think, and there's a lesson in that
This Wednesday, March 18 marks Sparky the Fire Dog®'s 69th birthday.  Sparky plays an important role as both a mascot and cue to action within NFPA's mission to eliminate loss of life & property from fire, electrical and related hazards.   Indeed, Sparky…
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Download This Tip Sheet to Help Kids Stay Safe in the Kitchen
As many households enter the new school year remotely and several family members continue to work from or remain at home, this year's Fire Prevention Week theme, “Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen”, is more relevant than ever. Spending more time at home…
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As Halloween Activities Shift in Response to COVID-19, NFPA Emphasizes Caution around Home Decorating, including Candles and Electrical Lighting
The realities of COVID-19 are pushing households to find creative ways to celebrate Halloween this year. With trick-or-treating and Halloween parties being less of an option, it's likely that more home decorating, pumpkin carving and use of…
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