IAWF: Firefighters May Decline Duties

March 2007
Fire Chief;Mar2007, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p12
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The article reports on the result of a survey conducted by the International Association of Wildlife Fire (IAWF) which showed that 36 percent of the 3,362 surveyed firefighters preferred not respond to wildland fires where they are being assigned. IAWF noted in its survey that fire fighters may chose such decision after the U.S. attorney in Spokane, Washington charged a fighter with four counts of involuntary manslaughter and seven counts of making false statements.


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