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Proper fire crew staffing directly relates to fire service's ability to protect lives and property

Edtor, February 09

WASHINGTON D.C.--A landmark study issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) shows that the size of firefighting crews has a substantial effect on the fire service's ability to protect lives and property in residential fires. Performed by a broad coalition in the scientific, firefighting and public-safety communities, the study found that four-person ... (Full Story & Photos)

Understanding Fire Dept. staffing for medical calls

Editor, January 27

Many of our residents often ask us how we determine the number of on duty crew members needed to provide quality service to our residents. There are many standards that apply to Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services. The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) tells us that a crew of four trained members arriving at a fire is the minimum number necessary to start a proper attack on the fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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2017 Incidents
Jan 110
Feb 110
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 220

2016 Incidents
Jan 117
Feb 106
Mar 112
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Jul 121
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Oct 113
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2016 1344
2015 1430
2014 1385
2013 1303
2012 1249
2011 802
2010 n/a
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