The U.S. Fire Administration is using the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) to conduct a national-level special study on fire department responses to COVID-19. The goal of the study is to help fire departments consistently document fire department calls to suspected or confirmed incidents involving COVID-19.
fire service personnel responses to confirmed or suspected COVID-19 incidents from Jan. 1 – Sept. 22, 2020.
This page presents a snapshot of fire losses by state reported through NFIRS in 2018. Also included is information about fire departments and firefighter and home fire fatalities in 2020.
|Emergency Medical Services (EMS) rescue||51.2%|
Chart/table total does not total 100 percent due to rounding.
Presenter: Sara Wood, NFIRS Program Manager, Office of the Kansas State Fire Marshal. Air date: 2016
This presentation focuses on applications of NFIRS and other fire data beyond standards of accreditation, writing reports and grant qualification. The application of data-driven decisions can improve resources, call loads, educational messages and much more. Here’s what you will learn: