Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program (FFFIPP)

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To submit a line-of-duty-death notification, please see Step 1 under Investigation Steps.

Investigation Steps
Learn how we conduct our investigations.

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Fire Fighter Fatality Map
Interactive tool to explore firefighter line-of-duty-deaths.

Fire fighter radio

Effective communication is a critical and lifesaving skill for firefighters. Firefighters should complete initial training, verify competency, and remain up to date to make sure they can effectively use portable radios. Being knowledgeable about the contributing factors that lead to communication failures can help improve firefighter safety. Please review these products for more information on firefighter communications:

CDC Feature: Firefighter Communications and Safety

The Importance of Understanding and Training on the Portable Radio Emergency Alert Button (EAB) during a Mayday

Preventing Freewheeling of Public Safety Portable Radio Volume-Power Knob

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Phase in a mandatory comprehensive wellness and fitness program for firefighters.