Archive for February2010

Wildland Firefighter Fatalities 2007-2009 (Report)

I was surprised to find that only one (1) firefighter died from a burnover in the past three years. Aviation related accidents claim the most lives (16) and heart attacks killed ten (10) wildland firefighters between 2007 and 2009.

WSJ: Fire & Public Safety Seeing Budget Cuts

From Colorado Springs to New York City local government is feeling the effects of fewer tax dollars in city coffers. The inevitable has begun, the sacred staff are feeling the falling axe.