Contact the U.S. Fire Administration

Please use the contact information below to ask a question or send a comment to us.

Email us

Call us

The best time to reach us is Monday – Friday between 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern time.

  • Switchboard: 800-238-3358 or 301-447-1000
  • Admissions Office: 301-447-1035, 301-447-1441 (fax)
  • Housing/Transportation: 301-447-1048
  • Library: 800-638-1821 or 301-447-1030
  • Media inquiries: 301-447-1853
  • National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) Help Desk: 888-382-3827
  • Publications Center: 800-561-3356 or 301-447-1189

Write to us

U.S. Fire Administration
16825 South Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Contact fire service agencies in your state

Our state points of contact directory includes telephone numbers for the:

  • Fire Marshal’s office.
  • Fire training office.
  • NFIRS program manager.