A Hero's Toll

Wilmoth, Janet
July 2007
Fire Chief;Jul2007, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p6
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the tragedy experienced by nine fire fighters from Charleston, South Carolina. She stresses that when she heard of the sad news, she was shocked and sad thinking on the families left by these victims. She stresses that such tragedies may not happen if fire fighting suits and gear are worn and used properly especially during this modern time where equipment is sophisticated and advanced. She adds that firefighting is a dangerous job which requires constant care.


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