Look Beyond Buildings in Preplanning Process

Coleman, Ronny J.
May 2007
Fire Chief;May2007, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on the implication of social vulnerability to the fire department planning process in the U.S. It is important to analyze the social side of a fire problem for it will help in the identification of elements that are needed for fire department deployment. There is a need for a review on the census data in an area for it will assist in looking for the potential for call frequency and severity and will describe the social stratification of a community.


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