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  • Hilton: Fire Prevention Efforts Enhanced at Fire Museum of Memphis - Part 2

    By Dayna Hilton - Tuesday October 8, 2013
    Hello, everyone!  Recently, I read an article sharing that the Fire Museum of Memphis received grants to update their museum. This is Part 2 of the series on the Fire Museum of Memphis and what they are doing to enhance their fire safety efforts (read...
  • Fire Prevention Efforts Enhanced at Fire Museum of Memphis - Part 1

    By Dayna Hilton - Friday September 20, 2013
    Hello, everyone! Welcome to the Playing it Safe blog on Firehouse.com. Recently, I read an article sharing that the Fire Museum of Memphis received grants to update their museum. One of the things that intrigued me the most was that the article...
  • Reaching to the Sky-pe for Fire Prevention

    By Dayna Hilton - Wednesday July 17, 2013
    I have often talked about how technology can be your friend on my Playing it Safe blog here on Firehouse.com and how it can help you with your fire safety efforts. While preparing for a presentation that I will make later today for the Georgia Fire...
  • Minnesota's Use of Facebook for Prevention

    By Dayna Hilton - Tuesday January 22, 2013
    Are you searching for a Facebook page with links to informative fire prevention pictures and videos? Look no further than the Minnesota Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal’s Office. The Facebook page is administered by its Office of...
  • USFA Unveils New Winter Fire Safety Page

    By Dayna Hilton - Friday January 18, 2013
    According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) website, there has been an increase in U.S. home fire deaths as winter sets in. The site states that news media reports at least 148 lives have been lost in home fires already this year, 24 more than...
  • A Fire Prevention Gold Mine

    By Dayna Hilton - Sunday January 13, 2013
    On January 2, the United States Fire Administration created a new page on Heating Fire Safety: Wood Stoves, Space Heaters and Fireplaces. This page is a gold mine for your fire prevention toolbox! With portable heater fires in homes peaking in January...
  • Prevention & Safety Grant Application Deadline Nears

    By Dayna Hilton - Wednesday January 9, 2013
    The Fire Prevention and Safety Grant application period is nearing the January 18 deadline. Have you started your grant application yet? If not, it is not too late! The Fire Prevention and Safety Grant support projects that enhance the safety of the...
  • Free Fire Prevention Photo Gallery and B-Roll Footage

    By Dayna Hilton - Thursday August 23, 2012
    It seems like each time I visit the United States Fire Administration’s  (USFA) page, I find something new. I don’t know about you, but I get excited each time I find something to put in my fire prevention toolbox, especially if it doesn’t cost my...
  • FP&S Grants Deadline Extended and Free Fire Safety Programs

    By Dayna Hilton - Thursday April 26, 2012
    I hope that this blog post finds everyone well. After recovering from having three procedures done on my ankle in early January, I am finally back into the swing of things and ready to post more regularly. It has been a long healing process, but I am...
  • A Golden Fire Safety Nugget

    By Dayna Hilton - Tuesday January 10, 2012
    There is nothing quite like finding an unexpected surprise on the web. This evening, while surfing the web looking up some data, I stumbled upon this golden nugget, a page on the USFA for Kids website . If you are like me and you feel as though you...