Markley, Rick
August 2007
Fire Chief;Aug2007, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p88
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the compliance of fire departments in the U.S. to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1851 standard. The standard gives fire department guidelines for inspecting, cleaning, and repairing turnout gear. Most fire chief agrees that the minimum cleaning and repair requirements are good for both department and gear. It is noted that one unique path to 1851 compliance is a program offered by Lion Apparel Inc. called Total Care.


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