TITLE

Dupes of Complacency Head Back to Basics

AUTHOR(S)
Listrom, John
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Feb2007, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of the author concerning the root causes of mishaps in firefighting. He argues that due to complacency, many fire respondents lack focus and appreciation for the basics in firefighting. He found out that company officers are using bad judgment and indiscretion, thus, unacceptable outcomes become common. Also, staffing levels are reduced or poorly maintained, despite community growth and building materials' vulnerability to failure.
ACCESSION #
24176723

 

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