Fire Prevention Weekly Update – March 6, 2013

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  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. International News

Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles – Updated 03/04/2013

Campaigns/ Other Fire Safety Activities

  1. Auburn to offer Citizens Fire Academy (Maine)
  2. Fire department providing smoke detectors to those who qualify (Louisianna)
  3. Multicultural Safety Fair tackles fire safety for Twin Cities immigrants
  4. Fire safety event at LEGOLAND California kicks off partnership and honors firefighters

Campus fire safety

  1. Fire at university campus controlled by sprinkler system (Logan, Utah)
  2. Marshall dept. offers fire safety tips

Inspections / Code enforcement

  1. House debates state fire code amendments (Utah)
  2. State fire marshal speaks out against fire code amendment (Utah)

Smoke Alarms

  1. Smoke alarm response in residential settings a hot topic at SUPDET 2013
  2. Smoke Detectors Are Required By Law (Indiana)
  3. Smoke alarms replaced, lives saved (Atlanta, Georgia)

Sprinklers

  1. Sioux Falls fire officials urge sprinkler requirement (South Dakota)
  2. HUD’s federal advisory committee on manufactured housing considers fire sprinklers (NFPA)
  3. Ten tips for communicating with legislators (NFPA)
  4. National Fallen Firefighters Foundation issues call-to-action for Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act.
  5. Support State Fire Sprinkler Legislation, Says Expert (New Jersey)
  6. Two kids rescued from apartment fire (Colorado)

Wildland Fire Safety

  1. Austin program cuts risk of wildfires

Safety tips and reminders

  1. Be aware of smoking fire dangers (Oklahoma)
  2. Pittsburgh Fire Chief’s Tips For Office Building Fire Safety
  3. Spring forward into fire safety

Other Safety News

  1. Fire marshal: Teach children fire safety at an early age
  2. Massachusetts Fire Marshal Steven Coan calls for increased fire safety programs for seniors
  3. Kannapolis fire safety educator earns state recognition (North Carolina)


Fire Prevention News: International

  1. Fire department canvasses Evergreen (Canada)

 

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