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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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Fall 2013: Fire Is Course Training

Instructors: Andrew Stratton, Lieutenant, Cranford Fire Department Helge Nordtveit, Captain, Cranford Fire Department Joseph Ehrhardt, Firefighter, Nottingham Fire Company This course will provide fire service professionals 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 and …

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Fall 2012: Fire Is Course Training

Instructors: Andrew Stratton, Lieutenant, Cranford Fire Department Helge Nordtveit, Captain, Cranford Fire Department Joseph Ehrhardt, Firefighter, Nottingham Fire Company This course will provide fire service professionals 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 and …

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Spring 2012 Fire Is…Course Training

Instructors: Andrew Stratton, Lieutenant, Cranford Fire Department Helge Nordtveit, Captain, Cranford Fire Department Joseph Ehrhardt, Firefighter, Nottingham Fire Company This course will provide fire service professionals 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 and …

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NEW FALL, Fire Is….Training Class

“Fire Is…” course available for NJDFS-Kean Training and Certification Program Fall Courses.  Kean University and the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety together are committed to providing you with easy access to the most up-to-date training and information available for the Fire Service throughout the Garden State. Thursday, October 13 – Gloucester County Fire Academy Friday, October 21 – Mercer …

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Fire Is…Course Training

“Fire Is…” course available for NJDFS-Kean Training and Certification Program Spring Courses.  Kean University and the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety together are committed to providing you with easy access to the most up-to-date training and information available for the Fire Service throughout the Garden State. More information: www.keanfiresafety.com or www.state.nj.us/dca/dfs/

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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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