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State Farm teams up with Clarksville Fire Rescue to serve up kitchen safety

 

State FarmClarksville, TN – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm Agent Scott Bryant are teaming up with Clarksville Fire Rescue to support Fire Prevention Week, an annual public awareness campaign promoting home fire safety.

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Clarksville Fire Rescue reminds residents that “Fire Prevention Week” begins October 4th

 

“Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!™

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire Rescue wants to remind everyone that “Fire Prevention Week” is Sunday October 4th through Saturday, October 10th, 2020.

Clarksville Fire Rescue is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years —to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.

"Fire Prevention Week" is Sunday October 4th through Saturday, October 10th, 2020.

“Fire Prevention Week” is Sunday October 4th through Saturday, October 10th, 2020.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Commemorates National Fire Prevention Week

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Location matters when it comes to your family’s smoke alarms. This year’s Fire Prevention Week (October 4th-10th) campaign, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!” stresses the importance of placing working smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area, and on every level of a home, including the basement.

Along with firefighters and safety advocates nationwide, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) during Fire Prevention Week to remind Tennesseans about the importance of working smoke alarms.

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Campbell Crossing hosts Movie Night in support of Fire Prevention Week

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – On Saturday, September 27th, 2014, Campbell Crossing partnered with the Fort Campbell Fire Department to host a community movie night in support of Fire Prevention Week at The Commons at Werner Park.

The event brought together more than 125 Campbell Crossing residents for a special screening of The Lego Movie and an important lesson in fire safety and prevention.

Fire truck tours were just one highlight of Campbell Crossing’s community movie night.

Fire truck tours were just one highlight of Campbell Crossing’s community movie night.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal reminds residents to “Have Two Ways Out!”

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one-third of American households who made an estimate thought they would have at least six minutes before a fire in their home would become life-threatening. Unfortunately, the time available is often less.

That’s why the State Fire Marshal’s Office and local fire departments across Tennessee are teaming up with NFPA during Fire Prevention Week, October 7th-13th, 2012, to urge residents to “Have Two Ways Out!” This year’s theme focuses on the importance of fire escape planning and practice. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal urges caution with home medical oxygen

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The presence of portable, medical oxygen in the home has grown over the past decade, and so has the need for education about the fire hazards associated with its use. Medical oxygen adds a higher percentage of oxygen to the air a patient uses to breathe. Fire needs oxygen to burn. If a fire should start in an oxygen-enriched area, the material burning will burn more quickly.

“When more oxygen is present, any fire that starts will burn hotter and faster than usual,” Tennessee State Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak says. “It is crucial to follow safety precautions when medical oxygen is in use in a home.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Smokey Bear Reunites with Disney’s Bambi to Remind Americans ‘Only You Can Prevent Wildfires’

 

New PSAs Debut in Time for Fire Prevention Week

Smokey BearNew York, NY – The Advertising Council, in collaboration with the USDA Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and Disney, announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to raise awareness about wildfire prevention. 

The new PSAs feature characters and scenes from Disney’s Bambi and communicate Smokey Bear’s enduring message, “Only You Can Prevent Wildfires.” Bambi starred in the first Wildfire Prevention PSA in 1944, prior to Smokey Bear’s debut in the campaign later that year.  The new ads are being distributed to media outlets nationwide to coincide with Fire Prevention Week (October 3rd-9th).

Only You Can Prevent Wildfires

Only You Can Prevent Wildfires

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