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U.S. Fire Administration Blog

Articles for the fire and emergency medical services (EMS) providing information on professional development, emergent issues and critical emergency services sector infrastructures.

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  • Fire Investigation

Available from FEMA: Canine team resource typing documents

These documents will help to ensure that canine teams from across the country can work together during incidents of all types and sizes.

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NEW Current Issues
  • Health & Safety

Help reduce firefighter cancer: Join the National Firefighter Registry

Firefighters: Join the National Firefighter Registry to help researchers better understand how your work affects cancer risk and how to lower this risk.

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