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EFO Program application period is open

Applications for the new Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program are now being accepted through April 15.

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Fire deaths on the rise

Report findings from our latest edition of Fire in the United States (2008-2017) show a rise in the trend of overall fire deaths.

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Outreach materials

Winter fire safety

Help increase awareness about heating and severe weather fires in your community with these social media messages and free materials.

Tips for operating at roadway incidents

Follow these best practices recommended by national fire service organizations to stay safe while responding to, and operating at, roadway incidents.

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New content for fire and EMS


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Coronavirus: make infection control a priority

Interim guidance for healthcare professionals on infection prevention and control recommendations for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is now available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Raise awareness about roadside safety for first responders

USFA has joined eight other North American fire service organizations to increase roadway safety awareness following several struck-by incidents this month.

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Current events and issues

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Mitigating the risk and impact of assaults on EMS responders

The SAVER checklist helps fire departments assess and implement training, policies and practices to mitigate assaults on EMS responders.

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Understanding autism during emergency situations

Find out about resources that help first responders safely interact with those who have autism.

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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 24% compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1-18, 2019.

63 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for Jan. 12-18.

Older adults (65 and over) represent 23% of all fatalities.

Kentucky and Washington lead the nation in reported fatalities with 11.

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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 with your community to show residents how to increase the chance of surviving a home fire by more than 82% and decreasing fire damage by up to 97%.