Fire Prevention Weekly Update – March 28, 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 03/25/2013

 

Campaigns/ Other Fire Safety Activities

 

  1. Firefighter’s Knack for “Thinking Like a Kid” Saves Little Boy, Inspires Students (California)
  2. Springfield begins installing carbon monoxide detectors in senior citizen’s homes (Massachusetts)
  3. Fire safety link-up cuts deaths to zero (UK)
  4. Newly-installed smoke detector likely saved man’s life
  5. Smoke detectors ready for installation (Missouri)

 


 

Campus fire safety

 

 


 

Inspections / Code enforcement

 

  1. Dangerous teen trend increases fire danger (Colorado)
  2. Parma city leaders want to change smoke detector laws (Ohio)

 


 

Smoke Alarms

 

  1. Home fire safety was the furthest thing from Duane Pearsall’s mind on the day in 1963 when he stumbled upon a technology that seemed to hold promise for use in smoke detectors (NFPA)
  2. Newly-installed smoke detector likely saved man’s life
  3. KY fire officials urge people to install smoke detectors
  4. Fire deaths stress need for working smoke detectors (Kentucky)

 


 

Sprinklers

 

  1. Grinnell Mutual Tests Home Fire Sprinkler Systems
  2. Multi-family residence kitchen fire extinguished by fire sprinklers (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
  3. ‘Fire suppression’ ordinance: Residential sprinkler requirement proposed (Florida)

 


 

Wildland Fire Safety

 

  1. Tenn. declares state of emergency in wildfire

 


 

Safety tips and reminders

 

  1. Home use of medical oxygen on rise, so safety precautions needed (Tennessee)
  2. Lessons learned from Waldo Canyon
  3. Fire deaths stress need for working smoke detectors (Kentucky)

 


 

Other Safety News

 

  1. Rossen Reports: Kids can sleep through smoke alarms, experts say
  2. Cooking tops the list for home fires
  3. If you are in a building and it feels too crowded – leave (NFPA)
  4. ESPN anchor Hannah Storm shares the specifics of her burn injury with NFPA Journal
  5. Investigators at scene of fire that killed 3 children
  6. Conference education session to offer fire and life safety messaging tips (NFPA)
  7. Child Playing with Lighter Causes Duplex Fire (Nebraska)

 

 


Fire Prevention News: International

  1. Sofa fire highlights importance of working smoke alarm
  2. Fire safety link-up cuts deaths to zero (UK)

 

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