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Name of the Report Type of file
12/11/10 U.S. Fire Administration Fire Estimates (2005-2009) / A PowerPoint Presentation Power Point
12/01/10 Drug Involvement of Fatally Injured Drivers (Nov. 2010) PDF
11/09/10 U.S. FIREFIGHTER INJURIES - 2009 (October 2010) PDF
11/06/10 NFPA BRUSH, GRASS, AND FOREST FIRES (August 2010)  2004-2008 PDF
11/06/10 FBI / Second Edition of Inspire Magazine: Continues to Encourage Attacks in the West PDF
11/06/10 Information Bulletin / Helium Suicides 2010 PDF
11/06/10 The Mujahideen Poisons Handbook PDF
09/29/10 Firefighters and heart disease / Ultrafine Particle Exposure During Fire Suppression PDF
09/29/10 Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2009  (July 2010) PDF
09/15/10 Respiratory Diseases and the Fire Service PDF
08/20/10 Fatal Fires in Residential Buildings 2006 - 2008  (August 2010) PDF
08/20/10 Vacant Residential Building Fires 2006 - 2008  (August 2010) PDF
08/07/10 NIST Lab Experiments Simulate House-to-House Fire Spread FACT SHEET PDF
07/30/10 One and Two-Family Residential Building Fires 2005-2007  (June 2010) PDF
07/30/10 Multifamily Residential Building Fires 2005-2007  (May 2010) PDF
07/23/10 U.S. VEHICLE FIRE TRENDS AND PATTERNS 2003-2007  (June 2010) PDF
07/06/10 FIREFIGHTER EXPOSURE TO SMOKE PARTICULATES (April 1, 2010) PDF
06/29/10 U.S. Vehicle Fire Trends and Patterns -- 2003-2007  (June 2010) PDF
06/20/10 The Full Report for Firefighter Fatalities in the United States -- 2009 (NFPA June 2010) PDF
06/20/10 Traffic Incident Management Systems  April 2008 PDF
06/08/10 Full Report (NFPA)Firefighter Fatalities in the United States -- 2009 PDF
05/31/10 A Few Facts at the Household Level  (July 2009) PDF
05/31/10 U.S. VEHICLE FIRE TRENDS AND PATTERNS 2002-2005  (Revised: May 2009) PDF
05/25/10 Nonresidential Building Fires 2004-2006 (April 2010) PDF
05/08/10 THE TOTAL COST OF FIRE IN THE UNITED STATES (March 2010) PDF
05/02/10 A PROVISIONAL REPORT ON-DUTY FIREFIGHTER FATALITIES IN THE UNITED STATES (Year 2008) PDF
05/02/10 Fire Service Reputation Management White Paper (April 2010) PDF
04/28/10 NIST Report on Residential Fireground Field Experiments (April 2010) PDF
04/23/10 CHARACTERISTICS OF HOME FIRE VICTIMS (March 2010) PDF
04/16/10 Vacant Building Fires 2003 - 2006  (April 2009) PDF
04/16/10 Rules of Engagement for Structural Firefighting  (Draft June 2009) PDF
04/16/10 INVESTIGATION REPORT 09/2009: IMPERIAL SUGAR COMPANY PORT WENTWORTH, GEORGIA  (FEBRUARY 7, 2008) PDF
04/03/10 2009 Annual Report to the President and the Congress  From the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission PDF
03/25/10 Catastrophic multiple death fires for - 2008 PDF
03/25/10 Large loss fires in the US - 2008 PDF
03/12/10 POSSIBLE IMPAIRMENT BY ALCOHOL OR DRUGS AS A CONTRIBUTING FACTOR IN HOME FIRE DEATHS 2003-2006  (November 2009) PDF
03/12/10 HOME STRUCTURE FIRES 2003-2006  (January 2009) PDF
03/05/10 Winter Residential Building Fires (2005-2007) PDF
02/18/10 Residential Fire Loss Estimates.  from Unintentional Fires  2004 – 2006 PDF
02/05/10 Hotel and Motel Fires  (2005–2007) PDF
02/05/10 Alive on Arrival  Tips for Safe Emergency Vehicle Operations PDF
01/20/10 U.S. Firefighter Injuries 2008  (October 2009) PDF
12/19/09 The fifteenth edition of Fire in the United States (2003 - 2007) PDF
12/14/09 Panic and Human Behaviour in Fire (July 13, 2009) PDF
11/14/09 NFPA Fire Service Section Newsletter (winter 2009) PDF
11/14/09 FIRE SERVICE PERFORMANCE MEASURES for 2008 (November 2009) PDF
11/13/09 University Housing Fires 2005-2007 (November 2009) PDF
11/12/09 U.S. FIRE DEPARTMENT PROFILE THROUGH 2008 (October 2009) PDF
11/12/09 Manual Adjustment of Automatic Slack Adjusters May Contribute to Unexpected Brake Failure on Automotive FireApparatus PDF
10/23/09 THE CLOCK IS TICKING
A Progress Report on America’s Preparedness to Prevent Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism
(October 21, 2009)
PDF
10/17/09 A three-year study examining how 10 nations handle fire prevention in their countries HTML
10/14/09 FEMA 2009 Presidential Transition Binder PDF
09/25/09 Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2008 (September 2009) A FEMA Report PDF
09/07/09 FIRE LOSS IN THE UNITED STATES 2008 (August 2009) PDF
09/07/09 STRUCTURE FIRES IN EDUCATIONAL PROPERTIES (August 2009) Covers years 03-06 PDF
08/15/09 SEAPORT PROTECTION AGAINST CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ATTACKS  (A thesis paper) PDF
08/08/09 Intentional Fires (May 2009) PDF
07/21/09 Personal Preparedness In America: (A June 2009 Report) PDF
07/02/09 Firefighter Fatalities in the United States - 2008 PDF
06/04/09 DOE HANDBOOK  PRIMER ON SPONTANEOUS HEATING AND PYROPHORICITY (December 1994) PDF
06/03/09 Patterns of firefighter fireground injuries (2003-2006) PDF
05/21/09 National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System Strut-Related Reports  (2005-2009) PDF
05/05/09 The United States Fire Service (2007) PDF
05/05/09 An Overview of the U.S. Fire Problem (2007) PDF
05/05/09 2007 United States Fire Loss Clock PDF
05/02/09 Multiple-Fatality Fires in Residential Buildings  April 2009 (covers the years 2004-2009) PDF
04/17/09 Assessing State Firefighter Cancer Presumption Laws & Current Firefighter Cancer Research / April 2009 PDF
04/11/09 Outdoor Fires 2004 - 2006 PDF
04/11/09 Highway Vehicle Fires 2004 - 2006 PDF
04/11/09 Civilian Fire Injuries in Residential Buildings in 2005 PDF
03/13/09 Fire Loss in the United States 2007 PDF
02/20/09 Home structure fires during the four-year-period of 2003-2006 PDF
02/19/09 U.S. Firefighter Deaths Related to Training, 1996-2005 PDF
02/19/09 U.S. Firefighter Fatalities in Road Vehicle Crashes - 1998-2007 PDF
02/19/09 WHAT'S CHANGED OVER THE PAST 30 YEARS? PDF
02/12/09 (NIOSH Report)  Nine Career Fire Fighters Die in Rapid Fire Progression at Commercial Furniture Showroom – South Carolina PDF
01/09/09 USFA Releases Provisional 2008 Firefighter Fatality Statistics HTML
12/30/08 (NIOSH Report)  Leading Recommendations for Preventing Fire Fighter Fatalities, 1998-2005 PDF
12/14/08 Residential Structure and Building Fires
This report addresses residential structure fires over the 10-year period from 1996 to 2005, with a focus on 2005 data.
PDF
11/26/08 Emerging Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service PDF
11/26/08 Special Report:  Trends and Hazards in Firefighter Training PDF
11/24/08 Final report on the collapse of the 47-story World Trade Center building Web Site
11/08/08 U.S. Firefighter Injuries - 2007 PDF
10/13/08 Highway Vehicle Fires 2004 to 2006 PDF
10/10/08 The After-Action Critique: Training Through Lessons Learned (April 2008)
  • This report is designed to assist all fire service members to be able to gather critical preparedness, response, and recovery information from all emergencies; document the lessons learned; and assist with the continuous evolution of firefighter training.

CASE STUDIES:
  • Phoenix Fire Department Firefighter Fatality.
  • West Warwick, Rhode Island, Station Nightclub Fire.
  • Arlington County, Virginia–September 11th Attack on the Pentagon.
PDF
09/11/08 Fire Loss in the Unites States 2007 PDF
08/26/08 TWELVE–FATALITY HOTEL ARSON RENO, NEVADA
U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report
PDF
07/20/08 U.S. VEHICLE FIRE TRENDS AND PATTERNS 2003-2005 PDF
07/20/08 Vehicle Fires in the U.S. in 2002-2005 (Fact Sheet) PDF
07/20/08 U.S. Firefighter Deaths as a Result of Being Struck by Vehicles 2003-2007 PDF
07/20/08 Firefighter Fatalities 2007 PDF
07/07/08 On-duty Firefighter Fatalities in the United States / 2007 PDF
06/07/08 Mitigation of the Rural Fire Problem  (US Fire Administration December 2007) PDF
06/07/08 Firefighter Fatality Investigative Report.  (PHASE 11 REPORT)
Sofa Super Store fire that claimed the lives of nine Charleston firefighters.
PDF
05/10/08 Safety Advisory / Aerial Ladders with Locking Waterway PDF
05/10/08 (Draft)(NIOSH Report)   Charleston LODD Report PDF
05/02/08 The U.S. Department Profile through 2006 PDF
05/02/08 Fire Department Calls and False Alarm Activitiy in the U.S. - 2006 PDF
03/20/08 U.S. Firefighter Disorientation Study (1979 - 2001) Published July 2003 PDF
02/27/08 Fire Officials Tackle Challenges of High-Rise Blazes  (Good article from the New York Times) HTML
02/26/08 Art of Reading Smoke II  (The HTML is a webcast)  This is a 1 hour program.  Or view the program in PDF format. HTML
PDF
02/20/08 Traffic Incident Fact Sheet HTML
01/16/08 National Strategy for Homeland Security PDF
01/07/08 Safe Operation of Fire Tankers (FEMA) PDF
01/05/08 Firefighters lost in 2007 HTML
01/03/08 Position Paper:  Smoke Alarms – Ionization and Photoelectric Technology PDF
12/24/07 Truss System Failures (NIOSH Alert) PDF
12/12/07 U.S. Fire Department Fire Run Profile (December 2007 USFA) PDF
12/12/07 U.S. Fire Department Overall Run Profile (December 2007 USFA) PDF
12/10/07 Giuliani gets exposed as fraud by firefighters.  This video was made by the IAFF to keep all firefighters updated on past performances of Giuliani who is running for President of the US in 2008. Web Site
12/07/07 City of Charleston Post Incident Assessment and Enhancement Review Team  (PHASE 1 REPORT)
Sofa Super Store fire that claimed the lives of nine Charleston firefighters.
PDF
11/20/07 Time Vs. Products of Combustion / Residential sprinkler systems and home fire safety  (Graphic) PDF
11/20/07 Position Paper on Ionization-Photoelectric Smoke Alarms for Residential Usage PDF
11/08/07 Behavioral Mitigation of Cooking Fires (FEMA 08/2007) PDF
11/09/07 Monroe County NY, Hazardous Materials Plan PDF
10/25/07 The 10 Rules of Engagement for Structural Fire Fighting PDF
10/17/07 Vehicle Fires involving Buses and School Buses 1980 - 2003 PDF
10/14/07 Flaws in firefighters’ last line of defense (SCBA) Web Site
10/10/07 National Response Framework (Draft Sept 10, 2007) PDF
10/09/07 Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2006 PDF
10/09/07 Fire in the United States 1995 - 2004 PDF
10/09/07 Fire loss in the United States during 2006 PDF
10/09/07 School Fires 2003 - 2005 PDF
10/09/07 National Estimates for Source and Exposure Fires, 2004 PDF

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