With more than 24,000 fire departments submitting data to its database, NFIRS is the largest national repository of fire incident information. While you may understand why it’s important, does the rest of your department? Check out this free on demand webinar about why accurate data collection and submission is vital to understanding data trends, and tips for helping others in your department understand this as well. We’ll dive into reporting on your data and effective QA/QI processes.
During a 2006 fire in a “dollar store” in the Bronx, Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Lieutenant Howard Carpluk and Probationary Firefighter Michael Reilly died in the line of duty. Read an excerpt from the NIOSH report on the fire.