Title 44: Emergency Management and Assistance
CHAPTER I: FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
SUBCHAPTER A: GENERAL
PART 2: ORGANIZATION, FUNCTIONS, AND DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY
Subpart A: Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority
2.32 - United States Fire Administration.
(a) Mission. The United States Fire Administration works to reduce deaths, injuries, and property loss caused by fires in the United States.
(b) Functions. The principal functions of the United States Fire Administration are:
(1) Education of the public about fire problems and high fire risk behaviors;
(2) Providing training and technical assistance to fire and emergency services providers in incident response, mitigation and management;
(3) Collection and analysis of fire incident information;
(4) Investigation of technologies, equipment, and strategies for fire and emergency services providers;
(5) Coordination with State and local fire and emergency agencies concerning arson investigation and mitigation, use of building and fire codes, fire protection and multi-agency cooperation; and
(6) Management and operation of the National Emergency Training Center, Emmitsburg, Maryland.
(c) Delegated authorities. The United States Fire Administrator is authorized to exercise the duties and powers of the Director as set forth in section 1-103 of E.O. 12127.