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Our mission is to reduce the burden of fire and other hazards on quality of life by providing training and education for fire officials and advocating and supporting scientifically-based consensus codes and standards. NEOFPA is not only a local non-profit organization but, more importantly, it is an organization advocating fire prevention throughout Northeast Ohio and is an authoritative source on public safety. The NEOFPA participates in the process of codes and standards development and have helped to protect both people and property throughout Northeast Ohio.
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Chagrin Valley Fire Department Organizes Donor Drive For Fire Marshal Jim Finley
Chagrin Valley Fire Department has organized a bone marrow donor drive to help their Fire Marshal and our long-time board member Jim Finley. Jim was diagnosed with Leukemia earlier this year and underwent treatment for several months. After recuperating he returned to full duty but was recently advised by his health care team that he…
After The Fire!
The story of Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons! Survival. Perseverance. Inspiration. Please click on this link to view the press release regarding our December meeting featuring Mr. Llanos and Mr. Simons. Click on this link to view the Television news report on WKYC: Click on this link to view the documentary video:
NEOFPA Secretary Mike Girbino Recognized by OBOA
Mike Girbino, our current Secretary was recently recognized by the Ohio Building Officials Association and received their “Ohio Fire Official of the Year” Award. The announcement was made during the OBOA/ODPCA joint conference held in Dublin, OH this week.
Governor DeWine Signs Bill Permitting Discharge Of 1.4G Fireworks On Specific Holidays
Click on the link to read the full article from Spectrum News1.
November 2021 Newsletter
Attached, you will find the November NEO Newsletter – packed full of upcoming meeting information, additional virtual training opportunities and an overview of our recent Fall Conference!
2021 Fall Conference
18 Oct @ 11:00 am – 20 Oct @ 12:00 pm 2021_Fall_Conference October 18-20 2021 Safety Forces Personnel – This is for You!Get ready to learn from amazing speakers during the day and enjoy awesome networking in the evening! Join us this fall for a three day conference – to provide Inspectors and Public Educators with tools…
Public Education Resources From the Home Fire Sprinkler Association
As the Home Fire Sprinkler Association Celebrates 25 years promoting occupant safety through residential fire suppression they continue to support the fire service in our efforts to educate the public by offering training programs and materials, many of which are free of charge. Please follow this link for more information.
Fire Prevention Week 2021-October 3-9.
Follow this link for more information on this year’s NFPA Fire Prevention Week campaign.
Best Smoke Alarms of 2021
Unsure what smoke alarm to consider recommending to those who reside in your jurisdiction, or even to install in your own home? Here are links to research articles from several sources to assist you. You’ll notice that several models appear in multiple reports.
Governor DeWine Vetoes Bill to Legalize Consumer Fireworks
Governor DeWine announced Friday he plans to veto the bill that would legalize 1.4G fireworks. Follow this link for more information: