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USFA: California On-Duty Death

Firefighter Specialist Tory Carlon was shot and killed and a captain was injured at the Agua Dulce Fire Station.

USFA: Residential Building Fires, 2017 – 2019

National estimates for 2017 to 2019 show that 77% of all fire deaths and 75% of all fire injuries occurred in residential buildings.

USFA: North Carolina On-Duty Death

LaGrange firefighter suffered a heart attack at home.

USFA: Advice for Public Safety Officials on LMR Encryption

Encryption of public safety radio traffic has taken on new importance as agencies face the challenges of a pandemic and civil unrest added to their traditional mission.

USFA: Connecticut On-Duty Death

During the fire, Firefighter Torres was in trouble and transmitted a mayday.

USFA: Ohio On-Duty Death

Senior Firefighter Jeffrey Eugene Armes, while at the scene of a residential fire, collapsed.

USFA: GAO Releases Report on Move Over Laws and Responder Safety

State officials cited raising public awareness as the most prevalent challenge, as motorists may not know the law exists or its specific requirements.

USFA: Wyoming On-Duty Death

Assistant chief contracted COVID-19 while on a wildfire assignment in Colorado.

USFA: Texas On-Duty Death

Seguin firefighter/paramedic contracted virus on an EMS call.

USFA: 2019 Overall Run Profile as Reported to NFIRS

In 2019, fire departments across the U.S. responded to 28,534,400 calls as reported to the NFIRS.


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