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Fire Science Subject Guide Contents

 

Fire Getting Started

Reference Resources

Electronic Databases & Indexes

 Journal Titles

 Related Subject Guides

Related Web Sites

 

Fire Science Related Web Sites

 

Federal Web Sites

North Carolina Websites

 

 

Federal:

 

U.S. Fire Administration

http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/

Here you will find training and educational opportunities for the Fire Service and allied organizations. Also available are fire statistics, public fire education campaign materials, and information on funding opportunities. [from website]

 

FEMA: Fire

http://www.fema.gov/hazard/fire/index.shtm

 

FEMA: Hazardous Materials

http://www.fema.gov/hazard/hazmat/index.shtm

 

National Fire Plan

http://www.fireplan.gov/

The National Fire Plan was developed in August 2000, following a landmark wildland fire season, with the intent of actively responding to severe wildland fires and their impacts to communities while ensuring sufficient firefighting capacity for the future. The NFP addresses five key points: Firefighting, Rehabilitation, Hazardous Fuels Reduction, Community Assistance, and Accountability. [from website]

 

National Interagency Fire Center

http://www.nifc.gov/

The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) provides current wildland fire information, outlooks and assessments, and a variety of other information resources, including links to other agencies that deal with fire and its impact.

 

National Fire News

http://www.nifc.gov/fireinfo/nfn.html

This site lists wildland fire locations, acres involved, and general comments. There are also links to wildland fire maps, statistics, and regional fire information.

 

Fire Safety

http://www.firesafety.gov/

Fire Safety brings together resources from a variety of Federal government web sites.

 

National Fire Protection Association
http://www.nfpa.org/
The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standardsresearchtraining, and education.  Established in 1896, NFPA serves as the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and is an authoritative source on public safety. In fact, NFPA's 300 codes and standards influence every building, process, service, design, and installation in the United States, as well as many of those used in other countries. NFPA's focus on true consensus has helped the association's code-development process  earn accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). [from website]


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North Carolina Web Sites:

 

NC Department of Insurance, Office of the State Fire Marshal

http://www.ncdoi.com/OSFM/default.asp

OSFM website has information on training fire and rescue personnel, state building codes, Safe Kids North Carolina, and many other topics,

 

Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics of North Carolina

http://www.pffpnc.org/

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