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Research + Analysis: A free monthly e-newsletter from NFPA's Research, Data and Analytics Division and the Fire Protection Research Foundation who provide a comprehensive resource for independent research, fire data and analytics, and is a repository of historical fire information.




  • March
    Are your fire department's needs being met?; Fighting contamination with information; Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Wood Buildings report
  • February
    Prioritize fire risk in high-rise buildings with combustible cladding using NFPA's new, free tool; How can we make better decisions in the event of wildfire evacuations?


  • December
    New video shares the story of a firefighter's cancer battle and reinforces preventative practices; Christmas day – leading day for home candle fires; Are your holiday decorations putting you and your family at risk for fire?
  • October
    New statistics on home structure fires; Grenfell was a tragic wake-up call; Fires in educational properties 
  • September
    Fire loss in the United States; Send your kids to college with fire safety in mind; Marina risk reduction
  • July
    Firefighter Fatalities in the United States. The reality of America’s rural fire problem, Reducing fatalities caused by electric shock drowning
  • June
    Boston emerges as a leader in establishing practices to protect firefighters against cancer; Phase-out of environmentally damaging chemicals means that most refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners may soon be using flammable refrigerants.
  • May
    Non-fire electrical incidents report: May is National Electrical Safety Month! Check out our Non-Fire Electrical Incidents report to learn about electrical rescue incidents, electrocutions, incidents involving downed power lines, and more.
  • April
    Home fires that began with upholstered furniture: Find out the leading causes of upholstered furniture fires, if there are deaths where these fires start, and much more in this newly released report.
  • March
    Prepare for Electrical Safety Month with our new Electrical Fires report!: Electrical Safety Month is in May! Every year, electrical fires in homes and other properties cause a substantial number of civilian deaths and injuries and significant property damage in the United States. Find out the leading causes of these fires, the number of deaths and injuries, and much more in our new report!
  • February 
    New report – fire department wildfire preparedness and readiness capabilities: How are local fire departments addressing the increasing wildland fire concern in the U.S.? What success and challenges have they been faced with to better prepare for these wildland fires in their communities? Find answers to these questions and much more in this new report.
  • January 
    Patterns of firefighter fireground injuries: Over 30,000 injuries occur on the fireground each year. Find out where and how U.S firefighters are getting injured at the scene of a fire.

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