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2014

  • October 2014
    U.S. fires decrease, but fire deaths increase in 2013; Twenty fires reported in 2013 resulted in 122 deaths; The spotlight is on smoke alarms; A month-by-month look at the causes of fire
  • July 2014
    NFPA's 2013 firefighter fatality study released; Physical disability as a factor in fire deaths; Total cost of fire up from 1980; Fire data: today and tomorrow
  • March 2014
    Smoke alarms still making a difference; Volunteer firefighter injuries; Free webinar on unwanted alarms; NFPA names new president

2013

  • November 2013
    Firefighter injuries continue to decrease; Large-loss fires in the 2012; Brush, grass and forest fires take a toll on private property; "Fire-Safe" cigarettes contribute to decrease in smoking fire deaths
  • September 2013
    U.S. fire deaths reach a new all-time low; How upholstered furniture contributes to fire losses; Catastrophic fires killed 82 people in 2012; College students need Fire Safety 101.
  • July 2013 
    The 2012 firefighter fatality study; Work in progress: America burning at 40; Home fires cause the majority of fire deaths; Fire departments do more than fighter fires.