Items tagged: NFPA

Champaign Fire Department Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Fire Prevention Week

This 100th anniversary of the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week Campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.” works to teach how to escape a home fire quickly and safely.  The following tips may provide those few extra seconds to escape safely. Know two ways out of every room Plan and practice a […]

Champaign Fire Department Adapts During Fire Prevention Week 2020

The Champaign Fire Department needed to find innovative ways during the Covid-19 pandemic, to provide public outreach during Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10th, 2020. Typically, suppression and fire prevention personnel can be found at the Market Place Mall providing a variety of materials and fun, educational activities for children of all ages. The Champaign Fire […]

Champaign Fire Department Encourages Residents to “Look. Listen. Learn” as Fire Prevention Week 2018 Approaches

Today’s home fires burn faster than ever.  In a typical home, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds.  Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice.   The National Fire Protection Association’s Fire Prevention Week Campaign, “Look.  Listen.  Learn.  Be […]

“Sound the Alarm!” on March 11

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 11.  After you turn the clocks forward, take a few minutes to check all smoke alarms in the home by “sounding the alarm!” Working smoke alarms save lives!  According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) roughly 3 out of 5 fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke […]