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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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Fire Prevention through Education and Code Enforcement

News

Fire Prevention Week 2021-October 3-9.

Follow this link for more information on this year’s NFPA Fire Prevention Week campaign.

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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.

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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:

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News 5 Cleveland Spotlights Assistant Chief Desmarteau’s more than 35 Year Career

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NEOFPA Past President John Desmarteau Announces Retirement

Please join us in congratulating Assistant Fire Chief and NEOFPA Past President John Desmarteau on his retirement. Chief Desmarteau’s last day with the Middleburg Heights Fire Dept. is Friday July 2nd. Chief Desmarteau has served the residents of Middleburg Heights and the State of Ohio diligently and faithfully for more than 33 years and has…

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Ohio House Passes bill to Legalize Consumer Grade Fireworks

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Ohio Senate passes bill to allow public to possess, discharge consumer-grade fireworks

SB 113 passes the Senate and moves on to the House. Please follow this link for more information: Click on this link for detailed information regarding Senate Bill 113:

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CPSC Recalls True Sense Smoke/CO alarms by Kidde

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for several True Sense combination Smoke/CO alarms manufactured by Kidde. These devices may fail to alert occupants to the products of combustion. Please click on the following link for further information.

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Fireworks Seminar

With assistance from industry leader American Fireworks we have assembled a series of lectures and hands on demonstrations that will assist you with your next fireworks show. Topics covered will include NFPA 1123, NFPA 1126, NFPA 160 and a review of the Ohio Fireworks Laws. Due to COVID restrictions this is an outside event and…

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Fundraiser Established For Jim Finley

A Gofundme account has been established to benefit our very own Jim Finley. Jim has served his community and this nation with selfless dedication and loyalty through his service with the Chagrin Falls Fire Department as well as the U.S. Navy as a corpsman. During his service in the military, Jim sustained serious injuries in…

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