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March Newsletter

USFA Tools

FSTAR is one of several homes for fire service research. Another is the U.S. Fire Administration Library, located on the campus of the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Md. The Library has one of the most comprehensive collections of materials in the United States for both fire and emergency-management research.

Search the Library’s significant catalogue, which includes over 120,000 journal articles from the past 30 years. The Library also houses the applied research papers produced by graduates of the Executive Fire Officer Program.

Check out these web-based resources offered by the Library:

If you’re attending a class at NETC, make the Library one of your stops. Library staff can help you find the resources and research you need.

Research Kit

FSTAR has a new research kit! We’ve gathered together some of the best research-based tools available, such as the Oklahoma State University’s International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management, UL’s 20 Tactical Considerations from Firefighter Research and much more. Fill out this quick form to receive your kit!

Cardiac Health Knowledge

FSTAR has produced two infographics, highlighting the critical takeaways from Extreme Sacrifice: Sudden Cardiac Death in the US Fire Service. Print and hang them in your stations to raise awareness about this leading cause of firefighter fatalities:

Featured Studies

Featured Studies translate research studies into information and tools you can use. Available now:

Visit our complete collection. Stay tuned for more!

Upcoming Events

April 1: Fire Dynamics Townhall, Orange County, CA
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April 8: Fire Dynamics Townhall, Brighton, MI
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April 12: Fire Dynamics Townhall, Branford, CT
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April 21: IAFC Webinar – A Fire Dynamics Case Study: Houston Fire Department
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