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  1. Emphasis Placed on Working Smoke Alarms During Fire Prevention Week

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    Mon, 6 Oct 2014

    has compiled a series of tips sheets that departments and Fire Corps teams can use to educate community members on how to prevent fires and keep their homes and families safe. Wildand Fire Assessment Program : A joint effort of the NVFC and U.S. Forest

  2. Battling the Brain Drain

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    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    instance, I've been told (off the record) that certain fire departments hope their citizens do everything they can to prevent fires in the first place. If a fire occurs and the department can't get there right away, firefighters hope those citizens

  3. Firefighter Safety: Weather Considerations: Cold and Dark

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    Tue, 22 Oct 2013

    and deaths from fire occur in the home. We can honor our fallen firefighters all year long by doing everything we can to prevent fires from occurring in the first place. Remind citizens that combustible items may have accumulated over the spring and summer

  4. UL Fire Safety Journal 1

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    Fri, 2 Aug 2013

    For more than a century, Underwriters Laboratories has advanced Fire Safety with the goals of helping to prevent fires , injury and loss of life, and minimize property damage. Advances in materials, design and construction techniques offer new

  5. Developing Response Guidelines for Fires in Vacant Buildings

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    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    some of the problems. First, to address the issue of the vacant buildings, there are things that can be done to try to prevent fires and vagrant occupancy. In urban areas, codes and stronger laws regarding how vacant buildings are to be maintained should

  6. Campus Fire Safety: Montclair State University Honored by The Princeton Review

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    Mon, 19 Aug 2013

    sorority students -- an off- campus population that fire prevention programs often overlook -- how simple measures can prevent fires and save lives. The program is held at the BCLPSI's Life Safety Complex, which houses live fire-training simulators

  7. Fire Prevention & Protection: Legislation Introduced in Congress to Provide Grants for Campus Fire Safety Education

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    Thu, 18 Apr 2013

    safe behavior during their time in college and beyond." "It is critical that college students have the tools they need to prevent fires and react swiftly and confidently when they happen," said Senator Lautenberg. "This legislation will ensure colleges

  8. UL Fire Safety Journal 2

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    Fri, 2 Aug 2013

    For more than a century, Underwriters Laboratories has advanced Fire Safety with the goals of helping to prevent fires , injury and loss of life, and minimize property damage. Advances in materials, design and construction techniques offer new

  9. Code Enforcement: Critical for a Successful Fire Prevention Program

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    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    sprinkler systems. By studying the plans and lobbying for the safest construction possible, plans review personnel can prevent fires from happening and lessen the life threats when they do occur. This type of code enforcement focuses special emphasis on

  10. Fire Prevention: Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue Provides Fire Prevention Education

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    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    having a home escape plan, knowing when it is appropriate, what phone number to call in an emergency, and offer tips to prevent fires . Fire Prevention Week is held annually in October in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire which occurred in 1871. In