Emmitsburg, MD — Of the estimated 26,000 fire-related firefighter injuries that occurred annually from 2015 to 2017, 87% were related to structure fires, according to data published in the July edition of the U.S. Fire Administration’s “Topical Fire Report Series.”
Emmitsburg, MD — Eighty-nine firefighters were killed on the job in 2016, compared with 90 in 2015 and 94 in 2014, according to the U.S. Fire Administration’s recently released annual report detailing on-duty firefighter fatalities.
Emmitsburg, MD – An estimated 66,200 firefighter were injured on the job from 2012 to 2014, and a vast majority (87 percent) of those injuries occurred in structure fires, according to data published in the August edition of the “Topical Fire Report Series” from the U.S. Fire Administration.
Emmitsburg, MD – Citing a need to keep up with an ever-evolving communications landscape, the U.S. Fire Administration and the International Association of Fire Fighters recently published the second edition of "Voice Radio Communications Guide for the Fire Service."
Cooking continues to be the leading cause of home fires, accounting for nearly half of all residential building fires between 2010 and 2012, according to a new report released Dec. 15 by the U.S. Fire Administration.