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A Reporter's Guide to Fire and NFPA

NFPA is the authority on fire, electrical, and building safety.

Fires and related safety issues often generate significant media attention. The information in our reporter’s guide works to provide you with background material to help you cover fires and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). 

NFPA’s press room features a full range of news releases and resources that can help educate you about a particular issue. It can also help generate story ideas on some of the most common and timely topics.

You can also view statistics on the U.S. fire problemincluding the number and types of fires, deaths, and injuries, and statistics about the U.S. fire serviceincluding firefighter fatalities and injuries.

All media requests must go through NFPA's Public Affairs office:

phone: +1 617 984-7275     


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