Put a freeze on winter fires

Encourage safe holiday decoration displays, including candles.

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Christmas tree fires are much more likely to be deadly than most other fires. WinterSafety

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Data snapshot: hospital fires

Our latest data snapshot presents the characteristics of hospital fires for 2012-2014.

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Fire risk in 2014

The risk of death and injury from fire is not the same for everyone — it is more severe for some groups than for others, especially older adults. This report explores fire risk as it applies to fire casualties in the U.S. population.

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National Fire Academy updates

Train with the best to be the best: NFA application period is open Apply for free training by Dec. 15

Featured course:
Administration of Public Assistance for Community Recovery R0335

This six-day course shows state and local emergency management officials how to align organizations, people, processes and paperwork to meet federal fiduciary standards for public assistance recovery. Topics include the Stafford Act, FEMA policies, and various reimbursement procedures.

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Upcoming offering vacancies: Feb. 26 – March 3

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Candle fire safety social share image

Featured outreach asset:
Candle fire safety social share image

Share this image on your fire department’s Twitter or Facebook account to remind community residents to keep candles 12 inches away from holiday decorations and things that can burn.

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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 (2016)

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Home fire fatalities (2016)

Explore home fire fatalities reported by the news media

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