The following fact sheets and reports provide statistics and information about the volunteer fire service. If you have additional questions, please contact NVFC Chief of Communications Kimberly Quiros at 202-887-5700 or Kimberly@nvfc.org.
- Volunteer Fire Service Infographic
- Volunteer Fire Service Fact Sheet (PDF)
- NFPA U.S. Fire Department Profile
- Retention and Recruitment for the Volunteer Emergency Services: Challenges and Solution (Section Edition)
- NVFC Recruitment Project Formative Research Report (stats on public interest in and awareness of the volunteer fire service)
- Volunteer Fire and EMS Department Cost Savings Calculators
- A Proud Tradition: 275 Years of the American Volunteer Fire Service – This publication looks at the history of the volunteer fire service in the U.S. as well as issues facing the volunteer service today, including recruitment, retention, training, equipment, expanding responsibilities, women in the volunteer fire service, and more.
- Needs Assessments of the U.S. Fire Service – The NFPA has conducted five needs assessments of the U.S. fire service, including the most recent one in 2021.
- USFA Firefighter Fatalities Statistics and Reports
- USFA Fire Statistics
- NFPA Report on Fire Loss in the United States