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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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Teaching Kids Fire Safety – NJN News Healthwatch Report

Dr. Frank Field, a retired WCBS weather and science reporter, wants kids to know what it really looks like in a fire so he produced a video series called “Fire is Black.” The series is being offered for free to schools across New Jersey. Dr. Field thinks it is imperative that families do fire drills at home and have an …

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LBCTV Commits to “Fire Is” Series Broadcasts

The Long Branch Cable TV Commission is airing the Fire Is video series to the residents of Long Branch on the municipality’s Government-run public access channel, LBCTV. LBCTV will air the first video of this series, Fire is Black, throughout the month of October. Over the course of the next several months, the station will air all four follow-on Fire …

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Bloomfield FD Chief and WBMA-TV Team Up For Safety

Bloomfield New Jersey’s Fire Chief, Joe McCarthy stopped by the Township’s Government Access Channel, WBMA-TV to speak to residents about Fire Prevention and Safety. With Fire Prevention Week coming up (October 3-9), the Township’s Fire Chief took to the airwaves to tell residents about the importance of fire safety, smoke and carbon-monoxide detectors and to help promote the Fire Is Black …

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Dr. Field Visits Montclair’s TV34

The Montclair Times and Montclair TV34 are pleased to announce that the latest edition of Times, toois now available for viewing.  Mark S. Porter, Editor, The Montclair Times discusses a new breed of Fire Safety program with his very special guest Dr, Frank Field.   A long time advocate of Fire Safety programs, Dr. Field describes the mechanisms of a new …

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JAG Stations to Air “Fire Is” Video Series

At their monthly general membership meeting, which was held in Bloomfield on September 29th, the Jersey Access Group announced that they will help support Fire Prevention week (October 3-9) by distributing the Fire Is video series to its member stations.  Several other stations, including Montclair and Bloomfield have already shot and will air short video openings with their Fire Chief …

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