Our organization is represented all across this great nation with unique contributions for fire and life safety education. Our core values are to support local communities while investing in the future of our youth. The David Floyd Youth Camp is one program the IABPFF strongly supports. We can no longer watch from the sidelines and remain stationary, while losing another generation of young people. We are please to share photos from the many events we host across the nations that capture our commitment to service and community involvement. Please see our brochure for a list of over 10 national partners and other valuable information. Please don't hesitate to contact us to see how we may reach out to your community.
We listen to the concerns of the communities we serve. Service comes in many forms and many times in the past our organization has had to support our community by communicating their issues. We value the relationship we have with our community and have demonstrated that with funds and action and not just words. The issue of diversity in the fire service is one that has needed action for years and several communities across the world have stepped up and expressed their desire to see their community reflected in the fore service.
See the video below on the importance of community education in regards
to the Fire Service and the fire service being educated about it's community.
The Brothers United, Chattanooga TN, Chapter assisted at a Health Fair for Miracle Missionary Baptist Church where Pastor Randy Jacks presides, Randy Jacks is a Assistant Fire Chief with the Chattanooga Fire Department. The Fire Prevention Division also assisted with it's Fire Safety House. [Photos]
Smoke Detectors:Make sure your smoke detector is approved by a recognized testing laboratory. Place detectors on the ceiling outside each bedroom and along escape routes. Install one on each floor of your home.
Test detectors every month.
Change batteries at least once a year.
Electricity:Don't run cords under carpets or over nails. Avoid using extension cords as permanent solutions. Ensure all appliances are approved by a recognized testing laboratory.
Don't overload electrical outlets.
Check fuses to ensure they're the correct size.
Portable Heaters:Keep a 3' foot clearance between heaters and walls or other objects.
Fire Places: Clean your flue and chimney connector at least once annually to remove buildup that can lead to fires.
Your Escape Plan:Know at least two routes out of every room. Have an escape ladder available to climb from 2nd or 3rd floor windows. Stage fire drills. Teach children not to hide under beds or in closets. Also teach kids not to go back inside after escaping. Have a prearranged safe meeting place outside the home. Call "911" or your local emergency number as soon as possible after escaping.