NFPA to host ‘Outthink Wildfire: Identifying Solutions to End Community Loss’ on Tuesday, 15 March as final session of its 125th Anniversary Conference Series

On Tuesday, 15 March, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is hosting ‘Outthink Wildfire: Identifying Solutions to End Community Loss’ a FREE one-day programme that addresses new, innovative approaches for effectively combating today’s wildfire challenges. The programme is part of…

NFPA announces FREE student and apprentice membership and debuts convenient NFPA Community – Xchange app on the App Store and Google Play

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has made its student and apprentice membership offerings FREE and released an NFPA Community – Xchange app on the App Store and in Google Play. Encouraging lifelong learning Students and apprentices currently studying fire…

NFPA seeks nominations for James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal Award, which honours significant contributions in fire safety advocacy efforts

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is calling for nominations for the 2022 James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal, which recognizes fire and life safety advocates who have made significant contributions in lessening losses from fire, electrical, and other hazards. Named…

FREE NFPA online conference on 16 February will cover global challenges and solutions for keeping people and property safe

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will present a FREE ‘Global Solutions for Global Challenges’ online educational program on 16 February 2022, covering a number of safety topics, as the organization’s year-long 125th Anniversary Conference Series begins to wind down.  The…

National Fire Protection Association launches 2022 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day at Facebook Live event

Over the past decade, the US has witnessed a steady increase in wildfire activity. There are nearly 45 million homes in areas prone to wildfire today and wildfire risk is nearly present in every state. Experts predict this trend will…

NFPA adds live, timely discussion with US fire administrator, Philadelphia fire commissioner and FDNY fire prevention leader to 25 January leadership conference

In response to two high-profile home fires this month, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has added a Special Live Event: Taking the Lead after Tragedy to the beginning of its FREE virtual Leadership for Emergency Responders conference on Tuesday,…

Recent report highlights promising trend for volunteer firefighting recruitment

By Cathy Longley, Communications Manager, NFPA   There’s nothing like a good stat or trend to make you pause and think. So, when I looked at NFPA CEO Jim Pauley’s recent blog on Google Trends earlier this week and noticed…

Deadly Philadelphia fire is tied for fifth most deadly home fire in the United States since 1980

As the media covers the tragic fire this week in Philadelphia that claimed the lives of 13 people including seven children, NFPA is providing key resources for reporters. All can be accessed at www.nfpa.org/pressroom or at the individual links below.…

NFPA to host FREE Leadership for Emergency Responders online conference

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will present a FREE Leadership for Emergency Responders conference on Tuesday, 25 January 2022 as the organization’s year-long 125th Anniversary Conference Series continues into the first quarter of the year. The complimentary online transformational leadership…

Don’t miss out! Register by 10 December to become an NFPA Member and vote at the 2022 Technical Committee Meeting

The deadline for becoming an NFPA Member and have voting privileges during the 2022 NFPA Technical Meeting is this Friday, 10 December. While all NFPA stakeholders are encouraged to share their voices during the public comment/input/debate phases of the standards…

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