September is National Preparedness Month

Help keep kids, college students and older adults safe from fire with our free outreach materials.

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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

Featured course:
Leadership Strategies for Community Risk Reduction (R0200)

This course will empower you with knowledge to prevent, reduce and mitigate community risk. It teaches you how to develop, implement and lead community risk reduction and health programs to include human-caused, natural disasters, and health risks.

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Featured outreach asset:
During a wildfire social share image

Share this image on your fire department’s Twitter or Facebook account to help encourage community residents to follow evacuation instructions from emergency officials during a wildfire.

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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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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.