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Looking for an older USFA publication? You can find it in the USFA library. From the library’s online card catalog, enter your keywords and then check “USFA Publication” under “Limit by Collection.”

Arson and Juveniles Responding to the Violence: Special Report

The purpose of this report is to document the problem of older children who set fires resulting in serious or potentially serious consequences.


Campus Fire Safety

Learn how to prevent dangerous college and university campus housing fires with these safety tips for students and parents.

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Campus Fire Safety Poster

Poster for display in student living areas that contains safety tips to help prevent both on- and off-campus fires.

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Children Left Home Alone: Eleven Die in Two Fires (Detroit, MI - January/February 1993)

The causes of these fires and the factors which led to the tragic loss of these young lives provide vivid lessons about the dangers of leaving children home alone.


College Dormitory Fires in Dover, DE and Farmville, VA (April 1987)

These incidents point to the importance of enforcing fire safety policies and procedures in dormitories and encouraging use of the 911 emergency number for reporting emergencies to appropriate authorities.


Eight Children and Two Adults Die in Rural House Fire (Remer, MN - January 1989)

This report on a tragic rural house fire on New Year's Eve includes a detailed description of the State Fire Marshal's process in investigating and analyzing the fire, particularly in regard to cause.


Eight Fatality Row House Fire: Lessons Learned from Residential Fires with Five or More Fatalities (Chester, PA - December 1992)

Eight children left unattended die in one room of a row house when they are unable to escape a rapidly spreading fire.


Electrical Fire Safety

Follow these electrical safety tips to help keep your home fire-safe.

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Fire Safety for Older Adults

Older people are at special risk for death and injury from fires. To protect yourself and those you care about, follow the tips in this booklet.

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Fire Safety for Older Adults (Spanish)

Older people are at special risk for death and injury from fires. To protect yourself and those you care about, follow the tips in this booklet.

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