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USFA – Your Partner in EMS

Posted on May 17, 2011 by Deputy U.S. Fire Administrator Glenn Gaines

The fire service is major provider of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in America. The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is committed to supporting EMS through the many training programs  of the National Fire Academy (NFA) and the research and data collection activities of the National Fire Data Center.  With National EMS Week being May 15 thru May 21, I would like to share with you some of the USFA’s efforts to help ensure vibrant and effective EMS systems throughout the nation.

USFA recognizes the critical importance of EMS provided by fire departments and other agencies and we are dedicated to meet your needs.  I encourage all responders and departments performing EMS to learn more about USFA’s training, research, and data efforts by visiting the EMS section of our website.

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