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Prevent workplace fires! Share these safety tips to keep workers safe and businesses open.

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Reducing first responder risk at explosive device incidents

First responders can reduce their risk at explosive device incidents by promoting “See Something, Say Something” and through training.

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Prevent damage to fire department connections

Tips for fire departments to ensure that FDCs remain in working order.

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Current Events and Issues

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New graphics highlight wildland firefighter safety messaging

Beautiful graphics from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group that depict the 10 Standard Firefighting Orders and the 18 Watch Out Situations are now available for free download.

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Current Events and Issues

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Minimizing the effects of wildfire smoke during COVID-19

Inform your community about these actionable steps they can take to minimize the respiratory effects of wildfire smoke.

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Civil unrest response

General guidance for fire and EMS to prepare personnel, the station, apparatus and the community for emergency response in a challenging environment.

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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 (2020)

Explore firefighter fatality statistics

Home fire fatalities (2020)

Up 2% compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1 – Aug. 1, 2019.

15 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for July 26 – Aug. 1.

Older adults (65 and over) represent 28% of all fatalities.

Pennsylvania leads the nation in reported deaths with 94.

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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 to learn how to prevent exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These substances are linked to cancer and may be present in firefighting foam.