IAFC: Funding, Staffing Top List of Priorities

April 2004
Fire Chief;Apr2004, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p12
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Reports on the study conducted by the International Association of Fire Chiefs, which found that funding and staffing shortfalls are the top problems faced by fire departments in the U.S. Difficulty of fire departments in training and keeping of staff on board; Struggle of departments to respond to increased call volume, community growth and responsibilities for homeland security; Concerns regarding increased demand for fire department services.


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