Fire Science Resources on the Internet

Internet Resources

Fire Science Web links
Links to fire resources on the Web, compiled by John Jay College's Fire Science Division of the Department of Public Management.

National Fire Data Center

Data related to fire incidents that affect communities throughout the is available at this site produced by the National Fire Administration. Look for Fire Resource Links, which constitute a "virtual reference library of resources".

The National Fire Protection Association
This homepage for the NFPA describes the many publications, services, and resources of the association. It also provides links to other fire science resources.

Fire Research Information Service, Building &Fire Research Library (BFRL)
Documents, software, links to Web resources, and FIREDOC, the fire research bibliographic database of the 55,000 holdings of FRIS

International Association of Firefighters
Information on safety, fire careers, legislation, more

Women in the Fire Service, Inc.
Information and networking opportunities

Fire Science / Firefighting Colleges and Universities

Building and Fire Research Laboratory(NIST)
It studies building materials; computer-integrated construction practices; fire science and fire safety engineering; and structural, mechanical, and environmental engineering.

Envirofacts Data Warehouse(EPA)
A single point of access to select U.S. EPA environmental data. Provides access to several EPA databases to provide you with information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land anywhere in the United States.

Fire Research Information Services (FRIS)
A resource to both the Building and Fire Research Laboratory staff and to fire protection engineers, scientists, and fire service personnel around the world. The 55,000+ item document collection is accessible through FIREDOC; an on-line database accessible at no cost via Web.

Fire Hydraulics: 'Fire Stream Facts or Fantasy?'
Article on hydraulics published online by WFR Wholesale Fire & Rescue Ltd.

Hydraulic Calculations
Provides numerous hydraulic calculations for Fire Hydraulic Program.

International Association of Fire Chiefs
Current international fire service issues and career opportunities.

International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA)
Fire Service Training And Fire Protection Publication. IFSTA manuals may be purchased thru this web site.

Learning Resource Center (US Fire Admin Library)
Identifies published resources on topics of professional interest to fire service and emergency management personnel. To order reports or publications from this library read the instructions at LCC Fire ILL.

National Agriculture Safety Database (NASD)
NASD is a national central repository of agricultural health, safety, and injury prevention materials for the agricultural community and especially for agricultural safety specialists.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
NFPA homepage.

NFPA Directory
Provides general information about NFPA, its codes and standards making process, regulations and procedures, and its Technical Committees.

National Fire Codes Online Subscription (NFPA)
Full text access to the current & archival codes to current enrolled students and employees. The codes online contains information about National Fire Code documents, including scope and revision cycles.

LCC subscription allows 5 concurrent users.

National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technology
Educational and career opportunities in fire protection.

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (NPG)
NPG is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.

Fire Management Tools Online

Provide users with a vehicle to gain information about fire management related applications and access to documentation, visuals/graphics and executable software. Provide authors with a www vehicle for technology transfer of fire management related applications.

Fire Science Magazines

Firehouse Magazine

Fire Magazine
Includes topics of training the Fire Service; which covers firefighting, ventilation, RIT, thermal imaging, and forcible entry. Register for free online access to the Fire Engineering archives of training articles.

Fire Rescue Magazine
Current and past issues of Fire Rescue Magazine and informative articles.

LCC Library Fire Science E-Journals (Full Text)
Access to fire science periodicals through the campus subscription databases. The periodical titles include: Fire; Fire Chief; Fire International; Fire Management Today; Fire Technology; International Fire & Security Product News.

A newsletter providing detailed information on NFPA codes and standards activities.

Practice Firefighter Tests

LearnATest, a LCC Library Research Database. It provides test preparation for the official firefighter exam. Note: When using this database you will have to give yourself a user name and password account. This account provides access to only you to complete partially taken tests and see test scores.

Testing & Education Resource Center, a LCC Library Research Database. Note: When at this database site, select Testing Preparation "Click Here" link. It has the Arco Publishing electronic book, "Everything You Need To Know To Score High On The FireFighter Exam"

Fire Science Online Education Programs

World Wide Learn

National Fire Academy Fire and Emergency Service Higher Education Program


Firefighters Health Safety