As blazes get fewer, firefighters take on new emergency roles

Number 20200
Subject Fire Departments
Source Wall Street Journal (New York)
State New York
Year 2001
Publication Date February 7
Summary The National Fire Prevention Association was set to make a recommendation that could prompt fire departments to hire 30,000 more firemen nationwide, and 11 percent increase. Robert Johnson followed Mike Conroy, a firefighter in Kansas City, Mo., to see what a day in the life of today's firefighters is like. He found that the position has changed markedly over the past decades.
Category General
Pages 2
Keywords firefighters;firemen;fire;health;regulations
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