Rural Areas Need Help to Fight Wildfires

October 2003
Fire Chief;Oct2003, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p14
Trade Publication
Discusses the report "The Changing Role and Needs of Local, Rural, and Volunteer Fire Departments in the Wildland-Urban Interface: An Assessment and Report to Congress," released in August 2003 by the leading fire service organizations in the U.S. Need to train rural firefighters working on the front lines on preparedness to defend at-risk communities and resources; Wildland fire protection tasks of rural firefighters.


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