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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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Fire service voice radio communications

This new guide explains radio communications technology and the latest operational advances.

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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

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Emergency Medical Services: Quality Management R0158

This six-day course provides the critical components, background and principles associated with implementation, or enhancement, of a department’s Quality Management Program. It will teach you how to create, implement and maintain a Quality Management Program, using historical examples, current models, and best practices in quality assurance and improvement, process improvement, data collection and analysis.

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Upcoming offerings vacancies: Oct. 30 – Nov. 4 | Jan. 29 – Feb. 3

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Halloween fire safety social share image

Share this image on your fire department’s Twitter or Facebook account to help encourage community residents to practice fire safety this Halloween.

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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.

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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.