Forgotten Customers

Sisson, Dan
March 2007
Fire Chief;Mar2007, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p82
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the welfare of many transitory citizens in communities when catastrophe, such as fire, occurs. It is stated that these people should also be given equal attention during disasters, although they might not be the dwellers in a certain place. It is added that not all people were given the same privilege of having their own home.


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