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USFA Urges Continued Vigilance by Firefighters to Avoid Exposure to Carcinogens, Other Toxins

Apr 30: USFA has completed its review of a recently released study analyzing firefighter presumptive cancer legislation and urges continued vigilance on the part of all firefighters to limit their exposure to toxins and carcinogens by use of personal protective equipment (PPE), proper decontamination of PPE and other equipment, and use of diesel exhaust removal strategies in fire stations. More »

Interim H1N1 (Swine) Flu Guidance for EMS, 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points Now Available

Apr 30: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Office of Emergency Medical Services, along with several partner agencies including USFA, announces the availability of interim H1N1 flu guidance for the Emergency Medical Services. More »

USFA Releases Report on Multiple-Fatality Fires in Residential Buildings

Application Period to Open: Fiscal Year 2009 Assistance to Firefighter Grants

Eight Fire Officials Selected For Harvard Senior Executives In State & Local Government Program

2009 Arson Awareness Week Theme Announced

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Focus on Fire Safety: Planning for Wildfire

In 2007, arsonists destroyed nearly $900 million in insured property and killed 295 civilians nationwide.

Intentionally set fires are a community problem. We can all take steps to help protect our properties and neighborhoods. Being aware of the statistics and of what’s going on in your neighborhood are good starting points. More »

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Interim Swine (H1N1) Flu Guidance for EMS and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points for Management of Patients

NFA Application Period: Open until June 15 »

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