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Fire Prevention Week: October 9-15, 2016

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represents the final year of our three-year effort to educate the public about basic but essential elements of smoke alarm safety. Why focus on smoke alarms three years in a row? Because NFPA’s survey data shows that the public has many misconceptions …

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Fall 2016 – “Fire Is…” Training Sessions: CE159

Instructors: Andrew Stratton, Captain, Cranford Fire Department Helge Nordtveit, Captain (ret.), Cranford Fire Department Joseph Ehrhardt, Firefighter, Nottingham Fire Company This course will provide fire service personnel with a comprehensive overview of the “Fire Is” fire safety education curriculum. The goal of this program, is not only reaching middle school-aged children as they begin to understand fire, but their parents/guardians …

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NFPA announces the theme for Fire Prevention Week – October 4-10, 2015

“Hear the Beep Where You Sleep: Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm” Every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm. If you didn’t know that, you’re not alone. An online questionnaire distributed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) showed that less than half (42 percent) of approximately 36,000 respondents did not know that a smoke alarm should be installed …

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Fall 2015 “Fire Is…” Training Sessions

“Fire Is” ce159 Instructors: Andrew Stratton, Captain, Cranford Fire Department Helge Nordtveit, Captain (ret.), Cranford Fire Department Joseph Ehrhardt, Firefighter, Nottingham Fire Company This course will provide fire service personnel with a comprehensive overview of the “Fire Is” fire safety education curriculum. The goal of this program, is not only reaching middle school-aged children as they begin to understand fire, …

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Spring 2015: Fire Is…Training Course

“Fire Is” ce159 Instructors: Andrew Stratton, Captain, Cranford Fire Department Helge Nordtveit, Captain (ret.), Cranford Fire Department Joseph Ehrhardt, Firefighter, Nottingham Fire Company This course will provide fire service personnel with a comprehensive overview of the “Fire Is” fire safety education curriculum. The goal of this program, is not only reaching middle school-aged children as they begin to understand fire, …

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Fire Is…has a “Costco Connection”

Costco Connection Front Page

Just in time for Fire Prevention Week (October 5-11) The Costco Connection magazine ran an article “Home Is Where The Fire Is” in which the Fire Is…video series creator Dr. Frank Field discusses fire safety and the Fire Is Program. Did you know that every 85 seconds there is a home fire? “Fires don’t occur mostly at schools” said Field, …

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Fall 2014: Fire Is Training Course

Fire Is Sponsored

“Fire Is” ce159 Instructors: Andrew Stratton, Captain, Cranford Fire Department Helge Nordtveit, Captain (ret.), Cranford Fire Department Joseph Ehrhardt, Firefighter, Nottingham Fire Company This course will provide fire service personnel with a comprehensive overview of the “Fire Is” fire safety education curriculum. The goal of this program, is not only reaching middle school-aged children as they begin to understand fire, …

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It’s Fire Prevention Week—help us sound the alarm that working smoke alarms save lives.

NFPA 2014 PreventionWeek

Did you know that many people don’t test their smoke alarms as often as they should? When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. You need working smoke alarms to give you time to get out. Test yours every month!

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“Prevent Kitchen Fires” — That’s The Message of This Year’s Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week 2013

From October 6–12, we’ll be spreading the word that more fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home — we’ll help teach people how to keep cooking fires from starting in the first place. See all the details about this year’s Fire Prevention Week here.

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Fire Escape Plans

To create your own Fire Escape Plan, click here to access a blank template, available as a PDF file. A working smoke detector is the most important part of a fire escape plan. NEVER ignore a fire alarm! Most residential fires occur between midnight and six a.m. In the event of a fire, you have less than two minutes to escape …

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