Coffee Break Bulletins for fire and EMS personnel

These short bulletins provide information on training and educational topics to assist the fire and emergency services with professional development.

Fire and emergency medical services personnel with busy daily schedules often don't have time to attend valuable skill-enhancing training sessions, so the U.S. Fire Administration provides Coffee Break Bulletins for you to read and enjoy during your daily break.

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Fire-adapted communities

  • CRR
  • Wildfire & WUI

Learn what fire-adapted communities are, where they fit into the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy, and how to create one.

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Virtual reality training may save firefighter lives

  • Health & Safety
  • Training

Fire training officers: learn about the life- and resource-saving benefits of virtual reality training.

Explore more Coffee Break Bulletins:

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