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Tag: Fire Prevention Week
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‘Have 2 Ways Out’ was the theme of this year’s National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week promoting the importance of fire escape planning and practice. According to Lt. Luke Howieson, City of DeKalb Fire Prevention Officer, one in three people will have a fire event in their lifetime. “The reality is that when...
This week is national Fire Prevention Week, and Northern Illinois University’s 2012 Annual Fire Safety Report provides a comprehensive look at fire safety, including statistics on reported fires in on-campus student housing facilities, institutional polices concerning fire prevention, fire safety education and training, and procedures to follow in case of a fire and other matters....
The scenario is a familiar one: Homecoming week activities are planned for the Convocation Center, and students are arriving early to set up for a special activity. Then an extraordinary event takes place. Three cars are involved in a crash near the Convo, and the driver of another vehicle– “rubbernecking” the first accident—strikes pedestrians, injuring...
The Northern Illinois University campus community is invited to join in this year’s “Take Back the Night” evening march promoting an end to violence against others, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2. Advocacy groups are scheduled to speak before participants march together though campus and surrounding streets to raise awareness for domestic violence....
Northern Illinois University released its annual security report in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Clery Act requires that each post-secondary institution file a report annually by October 1. The security report includes statistics on reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings...