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Fire Zone Offers Interactive Learning Environment

FDNY Fire Safety Education Fund Fire Department NEW YORK, NY -- The Fire Safety Education Fund of the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) received a 2003 Fire Prevention and Safety grant to create "Fire Zone on the Road," a new versi

Firefighters Learn About Heart Health

National Volunteer Fire Council WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Volunteer Fire Council's (NVFC) Heart-Healthy Firefighter booth screened almost 600 fire and emergency services personnel and their families for blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose

Preschool Children Taught About The Dangers of Fire

ROCHESTER, NY -- Children playing with fire cause hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries each year. Preschoolers are most likely to start these fires, typically by playing with matches and lighters.

Planning and Education Saves Lives

San Miguel Consolidated Fire Protection District

Fire Safety Grant Helps Reach College Students

Eastern Connecticut State University WILLIMANTIC, CT -- Fire Safety Day was held on September 21, 2006, at Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU). Participants took part in hands-on activities including navigating through a smoke-fill

Everyone Goes Home® Video Produced to Help Eliminate Line-of-Duty Fatalities

Chicago Fire Department & National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Chicago, IL--Emergency response is all about saving lives and property and working to prevent incidents.

Seven Lives Saved Thanks To New Smoke Alarm

Galesburg Fire Department GALESBURG, IL -- Unemployment and underemployment is widespread in Galesburg, which means homeowners and renters cannot afford extra luxuries, like smoke alarms and other fire protection measures.

Loss Avoidance Study: Birmingham, AL Acquisitions

Study Summary Study Area – Birmingham, ALHazard Type – Flood

Thermal Imaging Camera Locates Victim, Saves Life

WILLIAMSTOWN, VT--The all-volunteer Williamstown Fire Department received a 2003 Assistance to Firefighters grant, and among the equipment it purchased was a thermal imaging camera, or TIC, that features colorization of high heat areas.

Poverty and Fire Injury Go Hand-in-Hand

BRISTOL, VA -- The region around Bristol Virginia has been experiencing a declining economy and a low per capita income, with 21 percent of their citizens living below poverty level.