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Life Safety Achievement Award

Since 1994, the Life Safety Achievement Award has recognized both professional and volunteer fire departments for outstanding fire safety statistics and effective fire prevention programs during the preceding calendar year.  Fire departments across the United States are eligible for the national Life Safety Achievement Award. 

To qualify, fire departments must record zero fire deaths in residential structures or a 10 percent reduction of fire deaths during 2017. In addition, they must demonstrate a commitment to preventing residential fires in their local communities through effective fire prevention programs. The applicants must show evidence that the department’s fire prevention efforts increased over the previous year and made a positive impact.

The application process for the LSA Award opened May 15, 2018 and closed July 31, 2018. Winners were notified in September.

The 2017 Life Safety Achievement Award is sponsored by National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research & Education Fund and Grinnell Mutual.

Congratulations to the 2017 Award Recipients. 

About NASFM Fire Research & Education Foundation:

The NASFM Fire Research & Education Foundation is a public interest group with a mission to reduce residential fire deaths and injuries. The Foundation advocates the use of residential fire sprinklers, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and teaching people fire-safe behavior. The Foundation assists fire departments with implementing residential sprinkler/smoke alarm programs on a local basis. The Foundation’s partners include the United States Fire Administration, the National Association of State Fire Marshals and private industry/associations with an interest in and commitment to residential fire safety.

About Grinnell Mutual:

Grinnell Mutual, in business since 1909, is the 117th-largest property-casualty insurance company in the United States and the largest primary reinsurer of farm mutual companies in North America. The company provides reinsurance for farm mutual insurance companies as well as property and casualty insurance. Its products are available in 14 states.

For more information, please contact:

Jim Narva, Executive Director
NASFM Fire Research and Education Foundation

National Association of State Fire Marshals
PO Box 948238
Maitland, FL  32794
Phone: 202.737.1226

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