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Holiday fire safety

Help increase awareness about holiday fires in your community with these social media messages and free materials.

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The application period for our second semester (April 1 to Sept. 30, 2020) courses is open from Oct. 15 to Dec. 15, 2019.

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New content for fire and EMS


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New self-assessment tool for next generation 911

An easy-to-use downloadable tool from 911.gov helps call centers understand the multi-year NG911 implementation process.

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Reviewing the response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting

Local and federal agencies recently reviewed the response to this tragedy to see how they might improve their response capabilities based on lessons learned.

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Coffee Break Bulletin

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Prepare for winter weather fire protection challenges

Make plans now for snow removal to ensure firefighters have access to critical fire protection features.

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Current events and issues

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How organizational factors affect firefighter cancer screening

A recent study involving fire departments in Florida examined how organizational factors can influence the implementation of firefighter cancer screening and other occupational safety and health activities.

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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 12% compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1 – Dec. 7, 2018.

55 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for Dec. 1-7, 2019.

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

New York leads the nation in reported fatalities with 112.

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%.