Fire Prevention Weekly Update – September 6, 2012

  1. Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts
  2. Campus Fire Safety
  3. Inspections/Code enforcement
  4. Smoke Alarms
  5. Sprinklers
  6. Wildland Fire Safety
  7. Fire safety tips and reminders
  8. Other Safety News
  9. Smoke Alarm Saves
  10. Sprinkler Saves
  11. International News

Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles – Updated 09/04/2012

Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities

  1. Marion Fire Department provides safety kits to kindergarteners (Iowa)
  2. Vocal smoke detectors distributed in Gorham (Maine)
  3. Topeka fire department giving away smoke alarms, installation (Kansas)
  4. Grant funds used for fire safety education (Georgia)
  5. 6th Graders on the Ridge Learn About Wildfire Safety (California)
  6. Mansfield Fire Department, Holinko Estates Residents, Talk Fire Safety (Connecticutt)


Campus fire safety

  1. Dorm Safety Stressed (Illinois)
  2. Augustana resident assistants learn fire safety techniques (South Dakota)
  3. TFD promotes fire safety as college students return to Tallahassee (Tennessee)

Inspections / Code enforcement

  1. Fire Commission Rethinking Fire Code Changes (West Virginia)
  2. Borough Will Recognize Fire Safety Ordinance In Honor Of Fallen Firefighters (New Jersey)

Smoke Alarms

  1. Smoke alarms helped them survive a fire
  2. Topeka fire department giving away smoke alarms, installation (Kansas)


  1. Recent fire shows value of home fire sprinkler requirement (Illinois)
  2. Harwood Heights, IL considers home fire sprinkler requirement

Wildland Fire Safety

  1. Rural homeowners to be charged for fire prevention (California)
  2. 6th Graders on the Ridge Learn About Wildfire Safety (California)
  3. Fire and Hazard Tree Awareness Important this Labor Day (Wyoming)
  4. Colorado rebuilds Fire Adapted Communities with September workshops


Safety tips and reminders

  1. State fire marshal warns of generator hazards (Louisiana)
  2. Fire Official Warns Of Oxygen Tank Dangers (Connecticutt)
  3. Help Our Heroes Keep Our Community Fire Safe
  4. Tucson Fire’s Capt. Baker offers life-saving fire safety information (Arizona)

Other Safety News

  1. Antarctic research facility keeps fire safety at the forefront
  2. Longmont’s fire safety house teaches lessons to live by (Colorado)
  3. Bonfires and gasoline don’t mix!
  4. Utah Firefighter Invents Device for Home Fire Prevention

Smoke Alarm Saves

  1. Working smoke alarms save 11 from fire (Indiana)


Sprinkler Saves

  1. Sprinklers Put Out Fair Oaks Kitchen Fire (Virginia)
  2. Sprinkler thwarts dryer fire at senior living center (Washington)

Fire Prevention News: International

  1. Authorities change fire safety message (Australia)
  2. Kenora Fire Department promotes smoke alarm use (Canada)
  3. Door-to-door campaign promotes fire safety in capital city (Canada)


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