23 episodes

Join the U.S. Fire Administration and our nation's fire and emergency medical services experts as we learn to reduce fire and life safety risks to our communities and emergency responders.

The USFA Podcast U.S. Fire Administration

    • Government
    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

Join the U.S. Fire Administration and our nation's fire and emergency medical services experts as we learn to reduce fire and life safety risks to our communities and emergency responders.

    Understanding the Importance of Cultural Burning

    Understanding the Importance of Cultural Burning

    On this episode of the USFA Podcast, Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell interviews Margo Robbins, executive director of the Cultural Fire Management Council. Ms Robbins explains how the Yurok Tribe uses cultural burning to maintain a healthy ecosystem.

    • 30 min
    Learn how Austin FD is teaching the community about wildfire preparedness

    Learn how Austin FD is teaching the community about wildfire preparedness

    Austin FD reminds residents they live in a fire-adapted ecosystem, so they must be prepared for wildfire.

    • 27 min
    Incident Command System (ICS) is an essential component of all-hazard incident response

    Incident Command System (ICS) is an essential component of all-hazard incident response

    On this episode of The USFA Podcast, Chief David Downey talks about ICS and how it has been foundational for every type of incident or event in Miami-Dade.

    • 21 min
    Local Government 2030 - fire service actions for the future

    Local Government 2030 - fire service actions for the future

    On this episode of the USFA Podcast, learn about Local Government 2030, how their grand challenges mirror the Fire Service National Strategy and how you can get involved.

    • 29 min
    Adapting to Extreme Heat to be #SummerReady

    Adapting to Extreme Heat to be #SummerReady

    On this special episode of The USFA Podcast, Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell interviews Chief Mary Cameli and Assistant Chief James Johnson from Mesa Fire and Medical Department and Assistant Chief Tim Kreis from Phoenix Fire Department to about how they are adapting to the extreme heat in the U.S.

    • 24 min
    How the FDNY is fighting the lithium-ion battery battle

    How the FDNY is fighting the lithium-ion battery battle

    On this episode of The USFA Podcast, FDNY Chief John Hodgens talks about New York City's approach to mitigating residential building fires caused by lithium-ion batteries in micromobility devices.

    • 19 min

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