NFPA and NVFC video on “Understanding and Implementing Standards” guide

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Codes and standards, fire department, Fire service, NFPA, NFPA 1500, NFPA 1720, NFPA 1851, NVFC, safety and health, Understanding & Implementing Standards, video |

We blogged last week about the the National Volunteer Fire Council(NVFC) and NFPA developing a guide to assist departments in understanding and implementing NFPA standards. In a new video, NFPA’s Ken Willette gives an overview of the guide, which addresses NFPA 1500, NFPA 1720 and NFPA 1851. Watch the video bleow; for more detail, read the earlier blog...

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Everyone’s favorite Fire Dog celebrates his birthday today; Happy Birthday Sparky!

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in birthday, Cake Boss, celebration, education, fire safety, NFPA, party kit, Sparky the Fire Dog |

Today, we celebrate Sparky the Fire Dog's birthday! Of course, Sparky likes to remind us (as shown in the video) that it is a good time to brush up on our fire safety tips, and he is correct! On a lighter note, birthdays are a great time for fun and celebration! Remember Sparky's 60th birthday two years ago when we had Carlo's Bakery (home of TLC's The Cake Boss) make an amazing cake just for his special day?! Also, our Sparky the Fire Dog party kit provides everything you need to create a special day for your own little...

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