NFA Rolls Out Small-Town Fire Prevention

April 2004
Fire Chief;Apr2004, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p13
Trade Publication
Reports on the offer of the National Fire Academy (NFA) of a new course for boosting community fire prevention efforts in small towns and communities in the U.S. Highlight of the course to undescore the commitment of the U.S. Fire Administration to protect communities from fires; Advantage of the course for firefighters and emergency responders to identify and apply prevention strategies; Absence of tuition charge for NFA courses.


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