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Emergency responders

New construction methods and materials, renewable energy sources, and other emerging technologies all make today’s emergency response ever more challenging. We analyze fire service data and research fire ground tactics and personal protective equipment to help you stay safe in a fast changing world.

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You can also browse NFPA workshop and symposium proceedings on this topic.


Fatalities & injuries
Health & safety



Needs Assessment of the U.S. Fire Service
Personal protective equipment
Profiles of fire departments
    Fire department calls & operations
    Fireground tactics
    Electric/Alternative Fuel Vehicles
    Fire prevention strategies