News

Spring 2014: Fire Is Course Training

“Fire Is” ce159 Instructors: Andrew Stratton, Lieutenant, 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, …

Read More

NASFM Board Endorses “Fire Is” Fire Safety and Survival Program for Middle School Students

In 2013 the NASFM Board voted to endorse the “Fire Is” program and encourage NASFM members to adopt it in their states. What follows is an introduction letter about “Fire Is” from Lt. Andy Stratton, Coordinator of the New Jersey “Fire Is” program: The “Fire Is”  fire safety and survival program is like no other in the United States. Implementation …

Read More

“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.

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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/

Read More

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 …

Read More

Page 2 of 3«123»