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  1. Fireground Safety: USFA Report Examines Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    Administration (USFA) recently released a report, Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries Reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (2010-2012), looking at how firefighters got hurt over this period. The report said that annually

  2. Fire Service Industry News: Return NFPA Fire Experience Surveys by April 15 for Chance to Win iPad Air

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    Wed, 21 Jan 2015

    results enable the NFPA, USFA and CPSC to develop national estimates for fire causes based on the annual National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) data. April 15, 2015 will be eligible for a drawing where 8 Fire Departments will be awarded

  1. Fire Education: The U.S. National Grid: Read Right, Then Up

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    Mon, 4 Aug 2014

    National Grid , issued in September 2013, by the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS. Per the National Fire Incident Reporting System , 33 percent of requests for service are not a street address. When a street address does not fit, the

  2. Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 1

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    strength and flexibility and minimize injuries from lifting heavy objects. Data collected through the National Fire Incident Reporting System for the period from 2006 to 2009 showed that approximately 25 percent of firefighter injuries were from

  3. Fire Prevention & Protection: National Association of State Fire Marshals Foundation Conducting Survey on Fire Incident Data Entry Practices

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    Tue, 27 Aug 2013

    factors contribute to "undetermined" or missing data, particularly in the causal factors sections of the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) . "This project is vitally important to determining how we can improve reporting about the

  4. Firefighting News: Arson Epidemic in Detroit - Fire Engineering

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    Tue, 26 Nov 2013

    government. Only five percent of all residential building fires are intentionally set, according to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS), but most arsons go unreported up to the federal level. Scripps contacted 10 fire departments

  5. Using Social Network Analysis to Explore Emergency Services Networks

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    Fri, 24 Jan 2014

    data on interactions among stations was taken from 18 months of multiple-station responses, using the National Fire Incident Reporting System data provided directly from the county. In our analysis, we were interested in learning about agencies

  6. Firefighting News: USFA Releases Report on Residential Building Fires (2009-2011)

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    Thu, 30 May 2013

    problem that affect Americans in their daily lives. Primarily based on data collected through USFA's National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS), each issue briefly addresses the nature and relevance of the specific fire or fire-related

  7. Fire Service Industry News: NASFM Foundation Issues Report on Addressing Lack of Fire Causes in NFIRS

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    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

    addressing the problem of "unknowns" in the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) – specifically, undetermined ..... Data in the Causal Factors Sections of the National Fire Incident Reporting System " and its appendices and related material

  8. December 2013

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    Fri, 20 Dec 2013

    discredit me could be said about anyone who has sounded the alarm about construction issues for which the National Fire Incident Reporting System doesn't collect data, such as truss construction, I-joists, balloon-frame construction, and