Prevention 52

Prevention 52 begins with you and intends to educate and empower all NPS employees to help prevent structural fires.

Prevention 52 provides you with relevant fire prevention messages every week of the year – 52 to be exact.

You have the opportunity every week to make a difference. Don't let historic ashes become your legacy.

Flames shooting from pan on stovetop.


Cooking brings family and friends together, provides an outlet for creativity and can be relaxing.

But did you know that:

  • cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries,
  • and that most cooking fires in the home involve the stove top? 

By following a few safety tips you can prevent these fires.

Cooking Prevention 52 Messages

BBQ Safety for Memorial Day

Meat on a grill on fire.

Got steak? – What’s on your grill this Memorial Day Weekend?

Deep Fried Danger

Exploding deep fryer.

What day of the year is known for having the most home cooking fires?

Grilling up a Safe and Delicious Meal

Steak on the grill.

This is Brian the Prevention Guy grilling up a safe and delicious Father’s Day BBQ recipe… recipe included!

Keeping Safe in the Kitchen

Pan on stove with gas flame beneath.

What is the leading cause of home fires with more than 410 deaths, 5,310 injuries, and $993,000,000 in property damage in 2010 alone?