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Safety notices posted for certain medical gloves and respirators
The FDA and NIOSH have posted notices on certain imported medical gloves and some of Advoque Safeguard's NIOSH-approved N95 particulate filtering respirators.Read the article
National 911 Program kicks off computer-aided dispatch assessment project
The assessment will lend understanding to the costs and challenges of establishing interoperable 911 computer-aided dispatch (CAD) data-sharing capability across the United States.Read the article
U.S. Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell (right) is sworn in by FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell.
Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell takes oath as USFA's Fire Administrator
Dr. Moore-Merrell was sworn in on Oct. 25. Learn more about our new Fire Administrator and her vision for USFA.Read the Fire Administrator's remarks
Fire safety outreach
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 (2021)
Recent fatalities reported to USFA:
Home fire deaths (2021)
Up 10% compared to deaths reported from Jan. 1 – Nov. 13, 2020.
49 home fire deaths were reported by the U.S. news media for Nov. 7‑13.
Older adults (65 and over) represent 25% of all deaths.
Pennsylvania leads the nation in reported deaths with 122.