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  1. Above the Fire Floor: Hazards and Precautions

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    Wed, 5 Mar 2014

    Photo by Phil Cohen.) According to a United States Fire Administration report based on data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) for the years 2006 through 2008, the majority of firefighter injuries, 87 percent of 39

  2. Fire Equipment News: ImageTrend Launching New Fire Records System for the State of Mississippi

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    Sat, 8 Mar 2014

    The state will have ability to manage its own data and reporting, as well as be able to report to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). In addition to collecting and reporting on data, Fire Bridge is a comprehensive system for

  1. Using Social Network Analysis to Explore Emergency Services Networks

    Magazine Articles

    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

  2. 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

  3. Construction Concerns: Types of Construction

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    Mon, 18 Nov 2013

    protected” and “unprotected” classifications used in building codes and in the older versions of the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) form NFIRS-3, Section I. The “protected” and “unprotected” classifications refer to

  4. Fire Service Industry News: Prince George's County Offers Thanksgiving Safety Tips

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    Wed, 13 Nov 2013

    was developed by USFA's National Fire Data Center. The report is based on 2006 to 2008 data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). According to the report, an estimated 2,000 Thanksgiving Day fires in residential buildings

  5. December 2013

    Magazine Articles

    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

  6. 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

  7. Fire Service Industry News: Seven People Die Each Day in Reported U.S. Home Fires

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    Thu, 25 Apr 2013

    extinguishing systems. The report is based on data from the U.S. Fire Administration’s (USFA) National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) and the NFPA’s annual fire department experience survey. For more information, visit http

  8. Two NFA Off-Campus Courses Need Your Help

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    Sun, 4 Aug 2013

    State Fire/EMS Training Director as soon as possible to assure that the course will not be cancelled. National Fire Incident Reporting System : Program Manager (N0491) Curriculum: Planning & Information Management This 6-day course is offered