Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Change Your Clock Change Your Battery

Daylight Savings Time ends on November 2 at 2:00 a.m.
Remind your community that when they change the clock to change the smoke alarm battery. It is also a good time to remind them to practice their home escape drill with their family.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Ask a Firefighter Program Helps Spread Fire Safety Message

Your department is invited to participate in the Ask a Firefighter program.

  • Reach a broader audience with your fire safety message.
  • Help save lives.
  • Enhance your department's image.

How the Ask a Firefighter program works:

Children submit their question about firefighters and firefighting by video. Fire Department's respond with their answer within two days to the child's question . The video will be displayed at the new Ask A Firefighter website.

Below you will find the latest Ask a Firefighter video.

For more information, visit http://www.askafirefighter.net/

Monday, October 20, 2008

Vision 20/20 Final Report Released

The goal of Vision 20/20 was a simple one - to marshal forces for the development and support of a national strategic agenda for fire loss prevention. In the spring of 2008, the Vision 20/20 National Forum brought some of the brightest minds in fire safety together in Washington DC to help determine how best to achieve this goal.

The Forum was an important first step in the continuing Vision 20/20 initiative. To read the final report of this initiative, click HERE.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Fire Safety Tips by Meri-Appy on the Today Show

Meri-K Appy, president of the Home Safety Council, gives tips on protecting your family from fire dangers on the Today Show.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

USFA Implements New Blog

The United States Fire Administration has initiated a new blog. The purpose of the blog is to facilitate an ongoing dialogue with the Fire Service that contributes to fostering a solid foundation in prevention, preparedness, and response with respect to fire and related emergencies.

To visit the blog, click HERE.

This is a great way to learn about the latest fire safety intiatives across the country.