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  • May 15-18, 2023
  • This event has ended.

National Fire Data Week

  • Virtual / Emmitsburg, Maryland

Each day of National Fire Data Week will feature different a theme.

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National Fire Data Week
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Join us for a series of webinars as we share success stories and best practices from fire departments on how they are using data to better protect communities and firefighters. Each day of National Fire Data Week will feature different a theme. We hope that you can participate in one of the sessions below.


MAY 15

NFIRS+: Looking Beyond Incident Data

Hear from experts from around the country about how fire departments are looking beyond incident data to better protect their communities.

  • Speakers:
  • John Morrison, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, Virginia
  • Dr. Kimi Barrett, Headwaters Economics
  • U.S. Fire Administration staff

National Fire Data Week 2023
Wildfire Data to Reduce Risk to Communities

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National Fire Data Week 2023
Fire Estimation Using NFIRS Data and the USFA Wildfire Report Series

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MAY 16

EMS Data in the Fire Department: A Panel Discussion

National Fire Academy students: Join us for a discussion on the intersection of fire and emergency medical services (EMS) data. Bring your questions on the National EMS Information System, the National Fire Incident Reporting System, and everything related to rescue and EMS.

  • Panelists:
  • Eric Chaney, National Emergency Medical Services Information System
  • Michael Cole, Frederick County, Maryland
  • Samantha Quizon, U.S. Fire Administration

National Fire Data Week 2023
EMS Data in the Fire Department:
A Panel Discussion

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MAY 17

Utilization of Data in Metro and Densely-Populated Fire Districts

From high-rises to high call volumes, metro fire departments nationwide face unique challenges. During this webinar, we'll hear from experts on how fire departments are using data to address these issues head-on.

  • Speakers:
  • Preet Bassi, Center for Public Safety Excellence
  • Anthony Popelka, Chicago Fire Department, Illinois

National Fire Data Week 2023
Metro Fire Departments
Ohio State NFIRS and Toledo Fire and Rescue

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MAY 18

Using Data to Tell Your Story: Conversations with Volunteer Fire Departments

Fire departments of all sizes can use data to help demonstrate the service and value they provide to a community. Learn about the successes, challenges and opportunities facing volunteer and combination fire departments today.

  • Speakers:
  • John Buckman, International Association of Fire Chiefs/Volunteer and Combination Officers Section
  • Brita Horn, Rock Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Colorado
  • Melissa Adams, Fairfield County Fire Service, South Carolina
  • Gary West, National Association of State Fire Marshals