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Community Risk Ratings for the FireCARES System

Published

Author(s)

Stanley W. Gilbert

Abstract

The FireCARES project is a web-based tool intended to help fire departments effectively match resources to community risk. Among other things that includes estimates of the community risk and estimates of effectiveness of response. This report documents the estimation of the community risk for fires, fire injuries, fire deaths, and EMS calls. The community risk for fires is broken out by low- medium- and high-hazard properties as defined in NFPA Standard 1710.
Citation
Technical Note (NIST TN) - 2028
Report Number
2028

Keywords

Fire Risk, FireCARES, Fire, Injury, Death, EMS

Citation

Gilbert, S. (2018), Community Risk Ratings for the FireCARES System, Technical Note (NIST TN), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.TN.2028 (Accessed July 14, 2024)

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If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact reflib@nist.gov.

Created October 15, 2018, Updated November 10, 2018