#Fire Prevention

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Norfolk, Virginia

Fire Inspection Data

Exits, fire extinguishers & working ventilation - maybe not the first thing you think of at a restaurant. Thankfully, Norfolk Fire-Rescue inspectors have thought of it & inspected it to prevent fires. View “An ounce of prevention" at data.norfolk.gov.
Greece, NYwestsidenewsny.com

The Ridge Road Fire District Awarded International Accreditation Status for Fourth Cycle

The Ridge Road Fire District, Greece, NY, has received Accredited Agency status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program. The Ridge Road Fire District is only one of approximately 250 fire departments in the world to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. (CPSE). This is the district’s fourth time achieving accreditation status. The district first achieved Accreditation status in 2004, becoming the first agency in New York State. Currently, the district is one of only three departments in New York State to have achieved accreditation status.

Highest number of forest fire incidents occurred in Odisha: Union Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Centre today informed Odisha has the highest number of forest fire incidents from November 2020 to June 2021. Replying to an unstarred question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated the Forest Survey of India (FSI) under the Ministry had sent 3,45,989 forest fire alerts during November 2020 to June 2021.
Pineland, TXdailynewsandmore.com

Pineland firefighters attend 92nd annual TEEX Municipal Fire School

For the week of July 25th- 30th five members of the Pineland Fire Department attended the 92nd annual TEEX Municipal Fire School held at the world renown Brayton Fire Training field in College Station, Texas. These five firefighters gave up their time from work, family and/or vacations to train with...
Norfolk, VAnorfolk.gov

Data on Fire Inspections Available in Norfolk Open Data

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Fire-Rescue (NFR) stops fires before they start thanks to the tireless work of its fire marshals. NFR deploys a 15-person team of fire inspectors. Businesses in Norfolk undergo inspections for adherence to the state fire prevention code. Inspectors look for extinguishers and lighted exit signs as well as extension cords, hood ventilation systems and whether building exits are easily accessible.
Wooster, OHDaily Record

State Farm delivers fire prevention kit to Wooster department

WOOSTER – State Farm agent Sharon Guilliams donated a fire prevention kit to the Wooster Fire Department to aid in educating the community about fire safety. Every day, seven people die in home fires, most often in homes without working smoke alarms. That’s why State Farm agents across Ohio are teaming with fire departments to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.