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Resources for the Fire Services

United States Fire Administration- Publications, National Fire Academy, Learning Resource Center, Program Handouts, Statistics

Vision 20/20-A National Strategic Agenda for Fire Loss Prevention

A National Report Card on Women in Firefighting, April 2008 (PDF, 884 KB)

International Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services


Data and Coding

National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) homepage

2014 NFIRS Coding Questions Guide

National Fire Protection Association- Statistics, Research Reports, Codes and Program Information

U.S. Census Bureau

Over a five-year period, the cause of ignition in the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) was unknown in almost three out of every five home fire deaths, according to the United States Fire Administration and the National Fire Protection Association. Recognizing the reporting gap in NFIRS, the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) has launched a free, online training program for the fire service, “Understanding Your Role in Fire Incident Data,” available at NASFM’s training portal www.nasfm-training.org. The new training program is the result of a project by NASFM’s Fire Education Research Foundation, funded by a FEMA Fire Prevention and Safety Grant, to determine the root causes contributing to the reporting gap and develop a training solution to help fire departments across the nation with stronger reporting practices.


Fire Sprinkler Information

Fire Sprinkler Initiative

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition

National Fire Sprinkler Association, Inc.- Information on sprinklers,applications and training


Other Resources

Focus on Fire Prevention Foundation

Consumer Products Safety Commission

National Association of State Fire Marshals

Maine Resource Links

Maine Fire Chiefs' Assocation

List of Maine Chimney Sweeps found during a web search on 10/30/14 (PDF, 36 KB)

Smoke Free Housing Coalition

Maine Chapter International Association of Arson Investigators

Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Program

Maine Forest Service Wildfire Danger Report