Fire Prevention Weekly Update – September 17, 2013

        Campus fire safety Inspections/code enforcement Smoke alarms Sprinklers Wildland fire safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other safety news International news Fire prevention news articles Campaigns/other fire safety activities 10,000 smoke detectors; Fire department plans one-day blitz (Iowa) American Red Cross partners with Harvey firefighters to educate about home fire safety … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – September 17, 2013

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New Technology Helps In Preventing Grain Bin Deaths

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- The one sure-fire way to avoid dying in a grain bin is to stay out. That's where Scott Haugan and some high-tech wizardry come in. Haugan, who runs the Howgan grain storage technology firm in Marshalltown, has teamed up with the Iowa's science and technology apparatus to push the idea of using … Continue reading New Technology Helps In Preventing Grain Bin Deaths

Grain Bin Entrapment Leads To 1 dead in Dayton, Iowa

Another all too frequent grain bin accident is putting the spotlight on grain bin safety. Thiry-year-old Brandon Mullen got trapped Tuesday afternoon.  His body was pulled out about an hour and a half later, when rescue crews cut holes on the side of the bin. The National Education Center for Agriculture Safety travels around the … Continue reading Grain Bin Entrapment Leads To 1 dead in Dayton, Iowa

Fire Prevention Weekly Update – September 6, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 09/04/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Marion Fire Department provides safety kits to kindergarteners (Iowa) … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – September 6, 2012

Fire Prevention Weekly Update – August 28, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 08/27/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities City to inspect rental properties for smoke detectors (Iowa) … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – August 28, 2012

Fire Prevention Weekly Update – July 24, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 07/23/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Citizen installers needed for fire department smoke alarm program … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – July 24, 2012