Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.

Help to educate people about three ways they can reduce the likelihood of having a fire — and how to escape safely if they have one.


LOOK for places fire could start. Take a good look around your home. Identify potential fire hazards and take care of them.


LISTEN for the sound of the smoke alarm. You could have only minutes to escape safely once the smoke alarm sounds.


LEARN two ways out of every room and make sure all doors and windows leading outside open easily and are free of clutter.

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Data snapshot

Halloween fires

This data snapshot provides an overview of the causes of Halloween fires and related fire loss measures for 2014-2016.

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Long-term health effects of major hurricanes

Watch this Oct. 17 webinar that will inform first responders about available resources for community members dealing with mental health issues after a hurricane.

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Fentanyl video helps first responders stay safe

New video debunks some of the common myths about exposure to fentanyl and discusses exposure, symptoms, personal protective equipment and Nalaxone use.

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Current events and issues

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Smoke alarm messaging: Facebook ads versus phone calls

New study shows automated calls were more successful than Facebook ads in getting residents to request a free smoke alarm install.

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Propane and natural gas safety in flooding conditions

Tips and information for firefighters when responding to possible natural gas and propane leaks during flooding conditions.

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Report remarks—telling the story

This NFIRSGram explains the value of using the National Fire Incident Reporting System's Remarks field and how to enter quality content that benefits your fire department.

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Current events and issues

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Fire and life safety concerns in peer-to-peer lodging

Fire departments and communities around the U.S. are starting to recognize and address the unique fire safety concerns that peer-to-peer (P2P) lodgings, like Airbnb, present.

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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.

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On-duty firefighter fatalities (2018)

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Home fire fatalities (2018)

Up 16 percent compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1 – Oct. 6, 2017.

22 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2018.

Older adults (65 and over) represent 26 percent of all fatalities.

Texas leads the nation in reported fatalities with 112.

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