Ennis, Rick
September 2008
Fire Chief;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p74
Trade Publication
The article provides ways and strategies on how firefighters can prevent fire accidents quickly and perform fire service appropriately in the U.S. It provides diagrams on various strategies, fundamentals and priorities that firemen can choose from in getting rid of fire. In addition, it states that the list of initiatives was proposed by fire chief, Lloyd Layman.


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