Improve department performance – Reduce risk

Risk Management Practices in the Fire Service

Contains recommended approaches to manage organizational, operational and community risk.

Download the guide PDF 2.7 MB


railroad tracks

TRANSCAER Crude by Rail Safety course now available

The American Petroleum Institute and Association of American Railroads have finalized the Crude by Rail Safety course. This course helps prepare first responders for incidents related to trains carrying crude oil.

Read the article. Download the March 15 InfoGram PDF ~160 KB

Current events and issues

Drone delivering an AED

Transforming cardiac emergency care with drone delivery of AEDs

Preliminary studies suggest that medical drones may make a life-saving difference in providing emergency care to cardiac arrest patients, especially those in a rural setting.

Read the article

Coffee Break Bulletin

EMAC cover

How to make sure your fire safety messages are accurate

Have you ever been asked to give a public education safety presentation and questioned whether your messages are accurate and up-to-date? You are not alone and there is a resource out there to help you.

Read the bulletin

Digital media


Emergency lighting Social media card

Remind community residents to never use candles for emergency lighting during a power outage with this social media card for Facebook and Twitter.

Twitter  Facebook
FIEF logo

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.

National Fire Academy students

NFA Online Help Desk For questions about your online course: Please email questions about your online course to

Search for courses

Advanced Search

National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) help for users and vendors:

888‑382‑3827 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern time

On-duty firefighter fatalities (2018)

Explore firefighter fatality statistics

Home fire fatalities (2018)

Up 20 percent compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1 – March 10, 2017.

64 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for March 4-10, 2018.

Older adults (65 and over) represent 23 percent of all fatalities.

Texas leads the nation in reported fatalities with 46.

Explore home fire fatalities reported by the news media

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 percent and decreasing fire damage by up to 97 percent.