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Community Risk Reduction

Fire departments are primary advocates for community risk reduction (CRR). While fire prevention, inspections and public education remain integral parts of fire department activities, the CRR concept takes a more holistic approach to improving civilian and firefighter safety.

Key factors fire departments should consider when developing procedures for EVs and other devices powered by lithium-ion batteries
The best way to help firefighters working wildfires is a simple “thank you”
The new position in the Owensboro Fire Department will increase community risk reduction efforts
Why did you decide to volunteer?
From gathering necessities to understanding the hazards once the winds have ceased, these seven steps will ensure your community is prepared for a major storm
Flag code requests we follow specific guidelines when displaying the American flag at our stations and on fire apparatus
The fire department’s PSA to outdoor enthusiasts went viral on social media as temperatures soared above 100 degrees in Arizona
New ordinance allows the fire chief to declare a building a “public nuisance” and have a structure torn down
Frederick County Executive Jessica Fitzwater is promoting stricter regulation of corrugated stainless steel tubing
Bruno’s impact on the fire service is far-reaching and profound, particularly in the areas of safety, command and customer service
American Hose Company No. 2’s 1948 American LaFrance fire engine is the centerpiece of the Pottsville mural
June event in Ontario will honor and recognize the invaluable contributions of firefighters
Members of the Menomonie fire and police departments were surprised by the gift
The event will take place during the International Association of Fire Chiefs Community Risk Reduction Leader Conference
Middletown firefighters came to rescue for a delivery to The Shepherd Home for veterans
Sam Sloan donated the money to the Calhoun Volunteer Fire Department to help make improvements
Torin Slaughter is raising money to install about 100 Stop the Bleed kits at Case High School
A debate forms over what is an emergency for a Longview man and first responders
A step-by-step look at how to extinguish a grease fire to share with your community
Former state trooper helps MHS students become comfortable with law enforcement
Wichita union president said the assignment was mandatory and that it placed citizens at risk of a delayed response
A community guide for preventing and extinguishing electrical fires
A.J. Minter brought lunch to firefighters at Cobb County Station 19 as part of his work supporting first responders
East Windsor first responders worked to raise funds so the house can be ADA-compliant
The Albert Lea Fire Rescue community risk reduction program provides follow-up with EMS patients and has the interest of other agencies
The Billings Fire Prevention Bureau experienced two fatal fires involving nasal cannulas and oxygen
The FDNY’s E-bike Task Force had previously issued multiple summons to the Brooklyn store owner