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A Social Entrepreneur in a Fire and Life Safety Educators Space


Social entrepreneurship is a relatively new title for our Fire-ED Chief Inspiration Officer and Founder Tracy Last As a daughter of an entrepreneur father I grew up with a sell sell sell motto like da...Read More

Making 2018 the year to change fire safety education paradigms


How about making 2018 the year to change fire safety education paradigms? With another National Fire Prevention Week coming up next month what does your local fire department have planned again for co...Read More

Oh The Stuff We Were Never Taught in Fire Safety


Fire Safety – What Do You Know? At community events that some of us have attended (you have right!?) well the fire prevention teams capture our attention with a lot of interesting life safety to...Read More

Do we — or Should we Teach Preschoolers Fire Safety


If we are not teaching preschoolers fire safety then sadly we are failing in the world of starting them young to prevent! Young children can understand “Stop” or “No”, but they cannot understand “Do n...Read More

Engaging Firefighters in Community Risk Reduction


The general goal of any fire prevention organization is to prevent the loss of life and property damage due to fire. Engaging firefighters in community risk reduction efforts is an effective measure t...Read More

As House Fires Increase During Cold Weather Months


As weather and human activities change with the seasons of the year, so does the incidence, cause and severity of fires during the cold weather months. Cold winter weather increases indoor activities ...Read More

Are Current Fire Prevention and Education Models Failing Us?


Fire prevention is not a rocket science. The challenge the fire service faces is its implementation. Fire prevention implementation failure, and the lack of sustainable solutions, could be a leading c...Read More

Did 12 Die in NYC to Teach Others, or Suffer on Deaf Ears!


Sadly we close out 2017 with 2281 home fire fatalities in the USA alone. A total of 12 innocent folks, including 4 children, tragically perished in a fire in NYC on December 29. For those in fire prev...Read More

Sharing Safety Education with Media — Why is it so crucial?


As an owner of a public relations firm, I’ve made a career as a storyteller. I know that being remembered for your story is a very important goal to achieve, particularly for anyone with educati...Read More

Firefighters Paving the Pub Ed Highway


Circumstances are changing with the fire service and new teaching resources make it easy for firefighters paving the pub ed highway! Firefighters paving the pub ed highway require proper training to t...Read More

The Critical Difference In Messaging — What is PR, Pub Ed, and….


There are Major Differences to note Between True Public Education, Public Information Sharing and Public Relations. Before we can understand true public education, and properly educate, we need to loo...Read More

Public Sector Lacks Critical Competencies — Turns to Social Business Models


Social Entrepreneurs partner with fire services to propose sustainable social business models to solve rapidly increasing fire safety problems. Fire is crucial to the development of human society, and...Read More

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