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Retired fire chief: Amid firefighter staffing shortages, fire sprinkler ordinances can have a tremendous impact in boosting fire protection

Por Fred Durso David Peterson is deeply concerned about the effects of firefighter staffing shortages in Wisconsin, where he hails, and across North America. “As a retired fire chief, I can attest that I lost sleep stressed by constant worry about whether enough responders would arrive at the station to respond when calls for help came,” Peterson stated in a commentary that appeared in the GazetteExtra. “As possible incentives, I looked into retirement accounts and reductions of property taxes for people who enlisted. It was still difficult to appeal to anyone.His solution to this problem is threefold: increasing fire education, bolstering emergency

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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