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Focus on Fire Safety: Smoke Alarms

Jan 1: 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 »

New Topical Report: Highway Vehicle Fires

Oct 9: This report examines the causes and characteristics of highway vehicle fires. An estimated 258,500 highway vehicle fires occur annually resulting in 490 civilian deaths, 1,275 civilian injuries, and $1 billion in property loss. More »

USFA Releases Residential Structure and Buildings Fires Report
USFA Commemorates Fire Prevention Week
Focus on Fire: Prevent Home Fires!
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Holiday Fire Safety

Christmas Tree

With the onset of the holiday season, it is important to focus on fire safety and prevention. The celebration of the season brings with it increased usage of electric lights, decorations, candles, cooking equipment, and the ever popular Christmas tree, all of which can be potential fire hazards. More »

Civilian Fatalities

Smoking & Home Fires

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