NFPA offers important information on a variety of important safety topics -- everything you need to know to keep you, your family, and your neighbors safe from fire and related hazards. Use our free safety tip sheets, our facts and figures, and downloadable reports and statistics to help advance safety in your community. Browse the categories below, or use our search engine to find the topic you're looking for.

In This Section
  • Arson & youth fire setting Children playing with fire, arson and intentional fires.
  • Causes Candles, cooking, electrical, heating, smoking and more.
  • Emergency Preparedness Disasters can occur suddenly and without warning.
  • Escape planning Learn the steps to create and practice a home fire escape plan.
  • Fire & safety equipment Smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, home fire sprinklers and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Gasoline & propane Always handle gasoline in the home or propane-powered equipment cautiously.
  • Hoarding and fire safety Many fire departments are experiencing serious fires, injuries, and deaths as the result of compulsive hoarding behavior.
  • Holidays Fireworks, Christmas trees, Halloween, and more.
  • Occupancies High-rises, hotels/motels, nightclubs, nursing homes, and more.
  • Outdoors Grilling, lightning and wildland fires.
  • Populations Older adults, people with disabilities, urban and rural communities.
  • Vehicles Vehicle fires, and safety at service stations.
  • Mine fires and explosions Mining and mineral processing facilities represent significant fire and explosion exposures.
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