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Fire Administration and Fire Science: Fire Science Web Resources

Fire Science Web Resources

This provides training, education, and management information for fire and emergency services personnel.  Articles are written by experts in the fire service and focus on lessons-learned.  The CSU Library has full-text access to Fire Engineering magazine in the library databases. is a commercial website which contains information for members of the fire fighting community and emergency medical services industries. The CSU Library has full-text access to magazine in the library databases.

From training drills to operations the Firefighter Hub aims to be a primary destination of aggregate firefighter resources. 

Begun in 2013, the Firefighter Safety Through Advanced Research (FSTAR) program is dedicated to advancing firefighter safety.  The information included here cover all aspects of the fire service, including operations, health and wellness, and fire prevention.

The NFHC is a fire history archive and a documentation preservation project created due to a "need to collect, preserve, and provide access to the historical records of the fire service/fire protection disciplines in the United States" determined by the USFA. contains over 2500 resources including the following:

  • National Fire Academic Executive Fire Officer 4.0 papers
  • USFA materials
  • National Fallen Firefighters Life Safety Initiatives and their resources
  • VFIS peer-reviewed SOGs, training programs, articles, posters, and infographics
  • NIOSH LODD/LODI investigators dating back to 2007
  • IFSTA training resources
  • Volunteer and Combination Officers Section reports
  • Research in fire and EMS subject areas

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. They conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research.