National Fire Protection Association || Fire Safety Information

The West Benton Fire and Rescue wants you and your family to be safe and knowledgable of fire safety. As such we have collected the latest fire safety information from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and have dispalyed it below.

This information is updated daily, to ensure you have the latest, breaking, up to date fire safety information, to keep you and your family safe.

Iowa hosts 1st Annual Safety Summit
May 17th marked the very first Fire Safety Summit in Ames, Iowa.  The Iowa State University campus provided a beautiful backdrop as over 60 attendees from across the state rolled in for a diverse line-up of topics on the agenda, including state

Lint in dryer leads to fire
In Iowa, the Dubuque Fire Department reports that lint in a dryer exhaust duct started an early morning fire recently at a mobile home. Firefighters were able to quickly locate the fire under the mobile home and extinguish it. According to KCRG-TV9, the

National Safe Boating Week is underway
This week kicks off National Safe Boating Week, part of the North American Safe Boating Campaign, which focuses on spreading the message of boating safety and encouraging boater education. Promoting life jacket wear by every boater is the leading goal of