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Voice Radio Communications Guide

Voice Radio Communications Guide for the Fire Service Released

Dec 1: USFA and the International Association of Fire Fighters today released a new guide to assist the fire service in navigating through the complex technological and legal issues surrounding today’s public safety communications options. More »

NIOSH Supports Seat Belt Use by Firefighters

Nov 18: USFA is pleased to announce that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has endorsed the National Fire Service Seat Belt Campaign, reinforcing the importance of wearing these safety devices to the American Fire Service. More »

USFA Relaunches Smoking & Home Fires Campaign

2009 Senior Executives in State and Local Government Fellowship Program

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for On-Campus Courses

USFA and NIST Complete Study of Thermal Imaging Technology

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Focus on Fire Safety: Smoke Alarms

The death rate per 100 reported fires is twice as high in homes without working smoke alarms as homes with working smoke alarms.

In the event of a fire, a properly installed and maintained smoke alarm can save your life and those of your loved ones. Smoke alarms are a very important means of preventing home fire fatalities by providing an early warning signal so you and your family can escape. More »

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