Newspaper Finds 'Deadly Delays' in Response

March 2005
Fire Chief;Mar2005, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p13
Trade Publication
Reports on the findings that once a day on average in the United States, someone dies because firefighters arrive at fires too late and when they do arrive, they are often short-staffed and under-equipped. Percentage of the nation's fire departments that meet the industry-accepted standard set by NFPA 1710 and 1720; Difference between the performances of big city fire departments and that of outside the cities; Statistics on casualties and property damages related to fire accidents.


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