Fire Protection Research Foundation to host free webinar addressing production and design challenges of female firefighter personal protective clothing
On October 17, the Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF), the research affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is hosting “Female Firefighter Personal Protective Clothing: Investigation of Design, Comfort, and Mobility Issues,” a free one-day webinar that will address…
Newly released NFPA report shows U.S. home fire deaths hit 14-year high in 2021, marking critical importance of Fire Prevention Week, 9–15 October 2022
The latest Fire Loss in the U.S. report released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) shows the largest number of home fire deaths since 2007, reflecting a 14-year high. According to the report, people are more likely to die…
NFPA Wildfire Division Director to serve on Presidential Wildfire Mitigation and Management Commission
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is pleased to announce Michele Steinberg, NFPA Wildfire Division Director, has been selected as a member of the Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission. The Commission, established by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and…
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…

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