Tag Archives: affects of fire

Majority Minority Jurisdictions Continue to Lose Citizens to Fire More Often In Maryland

Majority Minority population jurisdictions continue to lose citizens to fire more often in Maryland. The Maryland State Fire Prevention Commission and the State Fire Marshal continue to see trends that are disturbing as they search for ways to reduce fire … Continue reading

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Encouraging and Supporting Behaviors That Impact Fire Safety

Make investments in training that help your employees and members to have a positive impact on reducing the likelihood of fire situations.  What actions should employee/members take to reduce the likelihood of a fire occurring in your facility? Identify the hazards and … Continue reading

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2010 Fire Facts

In 2010, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,331,500 fires. These fires caused 3,120 civilian deaths and 17,720 civilian injuries.   These 2010 fire statistics are projections derived from NFPA’s annual fire department survey. The 2,650 departments that did respond to the … Continue reading

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