Hear from Fire Marshal Bruce West about our new newsletter, Fire Prevention Week, MBFTE funding and 2019 fire deaths.
Mark your calendars for the 2019 NFPA and SFMD Safety Summit in Fridly on Sept. 19.
Transitions are happening: The state emergency response
teams are moving to the SFMD, coordinator Rick Luth is retiring, and we’re
working on better ways to serve fire departments across the state.
know the cheapest and fastest way to reach your community, update the media,
and pass along life-saving fire prevention information? Social media.
The Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education has received training reimbursement requests from hundreds of fire departments.
In recent years, about
half of the fires in houses of worship were intentionally set. But if we work
closely with religious leaders, communities and law enforcement, we can change
We’re hearing more and more about fires caused by
improper battery use, so it’s time to make sure your community knows how to use
When you’re out interacting with people in your communities,
remind them to be aware of who they are donating to, ask questions, and — when
in doubt — contact their local public safety agencies.