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Take action to prepare with the help of these free outreach and training resources from the U.S. Fire Administration.

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State fire profiles

Statistical snapshots of fire losses by state reported through the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) in 2014. Also included is information about fire departments and firefighter and home fire fatalities in 2016.

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Restaurant fires (2011-2013)

This data snapshot identifies fire loss measures for restaurants, fires by day of week and time of alarm, causes, and the extent of fire spread in restaurant fires.

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America's PrepareAthon! Be Smart. Take part. Prepare.

National PrepareAthon! Day is April 30

Help prepare your community for hazards like wildfires and winter storms by participating in National PrepareAthon! Day.

Visit the PrepareAthon! website for activity ideas and strategies to promote your day of action.

National Fire Academy updates

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

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Electrical Aspects of Fire Investigations (R0255)

This six-day course for fire investigators and related fire service/law enforcement personnel addresses the critical skills essential to the effective investigation and evaluation of fires involving potential electrical causes. It will provide you with a basic understanding of electricity, electrical circuits and distribution systems, and common electrical faults and failures, as well as a working knowledge of the National Electrical Code and how it applies to fire investigations.

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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)

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