New topical fire report: Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries (2010-2012)

Posted on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:30:00 EST
This report looks at firefighter injuries sustained at, responding to or returning from a fire incident, using data reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.

New topical fire report: Heating Fires in Residential Buildings (2010-2012)

Posted on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:00:00 EST
This report addresses the characteristics of home heating fires caused by central heating units, fixed or portable local heating units, fireplaces, heating stoves, chimneys, and water heaters. Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.

New Fire Safety Program Toolkit helps educators create community-specific safety programs

Posted on Thu, 05 Feb 2015 12:42:00 EST
With this toolkit developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with assistance from the U.S. Fire Administration, you will learn about the five basic steps to create or enhance a fire safety education program for your community. Whether you are just getting started in fire safety education, or you are a seasoned educator, this toolkit will get you on your way to a successful program.