Put a freeze on winter fires

Teach residents about the importance of fire safety before, during and after severe winter weather.

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Never use candles for emergency lighting. WinterSafety

 
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February is African American History Month

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The 1st African American fire chief, Patrick Raymond (Cambridge, MA), was appointed in 1871 #AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth

National Fire Academy updates

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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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 (2017)

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Home fire fatalities (2017)

Down 8 percent compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1 – Feb. 11, 2016.

64 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for Feb. 5 – 11.

Older adults (65 and over) represent 32 percent of all fatalities.

Ohio leads the nation in reported fatalities with 23.

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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.