The Buildingsonfire Symposium on Building Construction and Fireground Operations An Online Live Webinar Symposium for Today’s Demanding Fireground February 19-20-21, 2021 Lectures | Research | Conversation | Learnings | National Faculty An Online Symposium, spanning Two plus Days Dedicated entirely to Building Construction and Operational Issues for Today’s Demanding Fireground. The Symposium will be […]
The NFPA published its Report on Fire Loss in the Undited States for 2010. U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,331,500 fires. These fires resulted in 3,120 civilian fire fatalities, 17,720 civilian fire injuries and an estimated $11,593,000,000 in direct property loss. There was a civilian fire death every 169 minutes and a civilian fire injury every 30 minutes in 2010.
Provisional 2010 Firefighter Fatality Statistics The United States Fire Administration (USFA) recently released the Provisional 2010 Firefighter Fatality Statistics. According to the report there were 85 onduty firefighter fatalities in the United States as a result of incidents that occurred in 2010, a 6 percent decrease from the 90 fatalities reported for 2009. The 85 […]
Captain Bill Gustin, Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue Department, provided a stellar keynote presention during the FDIC 2011 General Session on Â“The Challenges We Face: Issues Confronting TodayÂ’s Fire ServiceÂ” about the whole FDIC Â“experience.Â” We have put too little attention on basic engine company operations!Â” This was perhaps the message that most resonated from Captain […]
The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has announced there were 85 onduty firefighter fatalities in the United States as a result of incidents that occurred in 2010, a 6 percent decrease from the 90 fatalities reported for 2009.The 85 fatalities were spread across 31 states. Illinois experienced the highest number of fatalities (9). In addition […]
Â The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) United States Fire Administration (USFA) issued a special report examining the characteristics of Thanksgiving Day fires in residential buildings. The report, Thanksgiving Day Fires in Residential Buildings, was developed by USFA’s National Fire Data Center and is further evidence of FEMA’s commitment to sharing information with fire departments […]
The USFA recently issued the Report on Firefighter Fatalities in the Undited States for the year 2009. Ninety (90) on-duty firefighters from 33 states lost their lives as the result of incidents that occurred in 2009. Pennsylvania experienced the highest number of fatalities (8). In addition to Pennsylvania, only New York (7), North Carolina (6), […]