Wilmoth, Janet
June 2004
Fire Chief;Jun2004, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p46
Trade Publication
Interviews Michael D. Brown, undersecretary of emergency preparedness and response of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about fire service-related issues. Priority of the Bush administration to put money into the Assistance to Firefighters grant program; Outlook towards the functions of the National Incident Management System; Focus of the fire service in terms of public safety.


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