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Publications help

Do I need an account to order publications online?

Yes. You may register before, during or after shopping.

If you prefer not to register for an account, you may place an order by calling our Publications Center at 800-561-3356.

Is there any cost for U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) publications?

No. USFA publications are free of charge.

We reserve the right to limit quantities. Your assistance in matching your requirements to meet actual needs is greatly appreciated.

Are publications in the public domain?
The Sesame Street Fire Safety Station kit is the only item in our catalog that is not in the public domain. For information on how your fire department or organization may locally reproduce kit items, please contact our Publications Manager, Tomara Arrington, at 301-447-7647.
What are session cookies?
To place an order through our catalog, your browser must be configured to accept session cookies. The session cookies used by our catalog should not be confused with persistent cookies. Session cookies exist only temporarily in the memory of the web browser and are used to track your order as you place publications into your shopping cart. They are destroyed as soon as the web browser is closed. If you have concerns about your privacy on the USFA website, please view the privacy and security policy. To enable session cookies, follow the instructions below for your browser.
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How many copies of a publication can I order?
You can order at least one copy of every publication in the catalog. Depending on your organizational affiliation, you may be able to order more. If you order too many copies of a publication, we will update your shopping cart with the maximum amount you can order.
Is your complete catalog online?
Most USFA publications are in the catalog. If you cannot find a publication, please call our Publications Center at 800-561-3356.
Are any of your publications available online for download?
Yes, the majority of USFA publications can be downloaded in Portable Document Format (PDF) and other formats. Online availability is included in the description for each publication.
How do I check the status of my order?
If your order has not arrived within 6 weeks, please contact the Publications Center at 800-561-3356.
Other questions or inquiries?
If there is still a question that you need answered, let us know! If you have a question about USFA publications, please call the Publications Center at 800-561-3356. If you discover a technical problem, or have a suggestion, contact the USFA webmaster.