Keeping women safe and healthy on the job

Resources and recommendations that address long-term and emerging health and safety issues faced by female firefighters and EMS responders.

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Learning to recognize homemade explosives and precursors

The Department of Homeland Security Office for Bombing Prevention has several openings in its upcoming virtual course “Homemade Explosives (HME) and Precursor Awareness.”

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Promote home fire sprinklers in your community May 19-25

These resources will help you to spread the word about the life-saving and financial benefits of fire sprinklers during Home Fire Sprinkler Week.

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Six tips for becoming a great mentor

Helpful tips that will support your growth as a mentor.

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Determining property use at the incident location

This NFIRSGram explains the importance of accurately classifying your incident location using the Mixed Use Property and Property Use fields.

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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 (2019)

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Home fire fatalities (2019)

Down 22% compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1 – May 18, 2018.

32 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for May 12-18, 2019.

Older adults (65 and over) represent 28% of all fatalities.

New York leads the nation in reported fatalities with 58.

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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% and decreasing fire damage by up to 97%.