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Andrea Vastis from the NFPA offers simple fire prevention messages to help fire departments plan for the big event
Gordon Graham recommends responders be vigilant and on the lookout for kids left in hot vehicles during warmer months
The “bleeding control stations” would contain tourniquets, among other life-saving items, and include instructions on preventing blood loss
Reflections on the pain of loss but also the promise community risk reduction
Building your team’s playbook means identifying smart locations, securing key partnerships and getting team buy-in
The 2022 “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape” campaign shares simple but important ways to safely escape home fires
Junie’s mother said his favorite part of the fire station visit was spending time with this patient firefighter
First launched during the pandemic, “Storytime with Chief Cassidy” – a product of the Holliston (Mass.) Fire Department – won a 2021 Communicator Award for excellence
I encourage fire service leaders to start local Be SMART Public Safety Task Forces to educate families about safe gun storage
This week’s photo is from a Los Angeles County community event giving kids on the Autism spectrum a chance to interact with first responders
This week’s photo combines word play with safety, as members of the Burleson (Texas) Fire Department team up with the city’s drowning coalition to provide resources for kids and families
Share these life safety resources with your community to help prevent tragedies like the fatal Bronx blaze
Ron Carlson began volunteering for the Suffield Fire Department in 1971, focusing on fire safety and prevention for kids
The week-long NFPA-sponsored event will take place Oct. 3-9, focusing on educating children and adults about smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
The program allows Hunterdon County first responders to access detailed floor plans through an app on their phone