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For training opportunities at our campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland between Oct. 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020.

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Increase vigilance for Independence Day festivities

Review this list of suspicious activities and report to law enforcement if you see one of them over the July Fourth holiday period.

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Assessing cardiovascular disease risk with push-ups

Can a simple exercise like a push-up be an inexpensive way for fire departments to assess cardiovascular disease risk in firefighters?

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Pocket guide helps first responders identify elder abuse

As a first responder, you may find yourself at an incident where you suspect elder abuse. This guide provides information that will help you to recognize seven types of elder abuse and how to report it.

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CAD systems and autopopulated fields

This NFIRSGram explains how to ensure that your Computer-Assisted/Aided Dispatch (CAD) system is populating the correct data to the Incident Time and Incident Remarks/Narrative fields in NFIRS.

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There are dozens of ways you can use Fire Is Everyone’s Fight to help teach people in your city or town to be safe from fire. Join the fight for a few ideas to get you started.

On-duty firefighter fatalities (2019)

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Home fire fatalities (2019)

Down 22% compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1 – June 8, 2018.

25 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for June 2-8, 2019.

Older adults (65 and over) represent 27% of all fatalities.

New York leads the nation in reported fatalities with 60.

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Planning a trip to visit the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial?

New identification requirements to access our campus are in effect. Please read this information first before scheduling your visit.

Share this video with your community to show residents how to increase the chance of surviving a home fire by more than 82% and decreasing fire damage by up to 97%.