Youth Firesetting: What Can You Do

Over half of all intentionally set fires in the U.S. are started by youths under age 18. Youth firesetting is a community problem, and fire departments can implement measures to help be part of the solution. This article for Fire Engineering by NVFC member Michael O. McLeieer discusses the pathway to intervention, the six-step screening method, and the four common factors that influence firesetting. Read article.