Fayetteville, Georgia – January, 27, 2023 – The Fayetteville Fire Department has received a $2,000 fire prevention grant from commercial property insurer FM Global. The award will be used to help further fire prevention education in the community.
One of the Fayetteville Fire Department’s goals for 2023 is to increase fire prevention education efforts among senior citizens. These activities are led by the Community Risk Reduction team, which will use the FM Global grant money to develop a senior citizen kitchen fire safety education program.
“We are blessed to have support from individuals and organizations that help us at the Fayetteville Fire Department further our community-wide fire safety education goals,” said Fire Chief Linda Black. “We have wonderful individual and organizational partners based locally, nationally, and, in this case, even globally.”
Learn more about the Fayetteville Fire Department and the Community Risk Reduction team by calling 770-719-4054 or by visiting www.Fayetteville-GA.gov/Community-Risk-Reduction.
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(FM Global’s grant press release follows)
Community Risk Reduction Officer Stephaene Core, [email protected]
PIO Danny Harrison, [email protected]
PRESS RELEASE FROM FM GLOBAL
City of Fayetteville Fire Department to Bolster Fire Prevention Efforts with FM Global Grant
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga.—The City of Fayetteville Fire Department has received a $2,000 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers.
FM Global representatives presented the award to the City of Fayetteville Fire Department at headquarters located on Johnson Avenue. The award will be used to assist with fire prevention activities in the community to help educate the community and reduce the number of fires.
Because fire continues to be the leading cause of property damage worldwide, during the past 40 years FM Global has contributed millions of dollars in fire prevention grants to fire service organizations around the globe. Locally, the company has awarded grants to a number of Georgia-based organizations.
“At FM Global, we strongly believe the majority of property damage is preventable, not inevitable,” said Michael Spaziani, assistant vice president – manager of the fire prevention grant program. “Far too often, inadequate budgets prevent those organizations working to prevent fire from being as proactive as they would like to be. With additional financial support, grant recipients are actively helping to improve property risk in the communities they serve.”
Through its Fire Prevention Grant Program, FM Global awards grants to fire departments—as well as national, state, regional, local and community organizations worldwide—that best demonstrate a need for funding, where dollars can have the most demonstrable impact on preventing fire, or mitigating the damage it can quickly cause.
To learn more about FM Global’s Fire Prevention Grant Program and other resources for the fire service, please visit www.fmglobal.com/fireservice.
Established nearly 200 years ago, FM Global is a mutual insurance company whose capital, scientific research capability and engineering expertise are solely dedicated to property risk management and the resilience of its client-owners. These owners, who share the belief that the majority of property loss is preventable, represent many of the world’s largest organizations, including one of every three Fortune 500 companies. They work with FM Global to better understand the hazards that can impact their business continuity in order to make cost-effective risk management decisions, combining property loss prevention with insurance protection.