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Overcome literacy barriers by communicating safety messages with pictures

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National Training Weekend Program

Our new on-campus two-day program is available to students nationwide. The first offering is scheduled for Sept. 28-29. Submit your application by Aug. 9.

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Tips for fire/EMS departments to improve community visibility

Community visibility is crucial not only for your department's growth, but also for its survival. You can use visual clues, citizen education and engagement, and the media to keep your department in residents' minds.

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Current events and issues

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Medal of Valor ceremony recognizes two Kansas firefighters

U.S. Fire Administrator Keith Bryant recently attended the Public Safety Officers Medal of Valor ceremony at the White House. Two firefighters from the Lenexa (Kansas) Fire Department were recognized for their heroism.

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Learn about your fire department’s survival culture

A free assessment tool can show your department where it can improve to place a stronger value on safety culture and help prevent firefighter injuries and deaths.

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CAD systems and autopopulated fields

This NFIRSGram explains how to ensure that your Computer-Assisted/Aided Dispatch (CAD) system is populating the correct data to the Incident Time and Incident Remarks/Narrative fields in NFIRS.

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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)

Explore firefighter fatality statistics

Home fire fatalities (2019)

Down 20% compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1 – July 13, 2018.

29 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for July 7-13, 2019.

Older adults (65 and over) represent 27% of all fatalities.

New York leads the nation in reported fatalities with 71.

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% and decreasing fire damage by up to 97%.