Traduction

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

By 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

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


Related Articles

Lancement d'une campagne pour garder les enfants en toute sécurité autour de la médecine

By Lisa Braxton Almost every minute of every day, there’s a call to a poison control center because a young

Kidde recalls millions of combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

By nfpa@jiveon.com Kidde is recalling millions of NightHawk combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms sold in the United States and Canada.

Newly elected officials can benefit from a dose of home fire sprinkler education

Par Fred Durso, Jr. It has been two years since the last major attempt to upgrade Illinoisstatewide model code