Deadly Delays: The decline of Fire Response

Number 22502
Subject Fire Departments
Source Boston Globe
State MA
Year 2005
Publication Date 01/30/05; 01/31/05
Summary The author's investigative piece was the first national attempt to gauge the performance of fire departments. The Globe found that fire departments are arriving at fires later each year and yet still cutting staff. The delays are costly for lives and property.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 86
Keywords fire;fire departments;municipal services;FOIA;public safety;municipal government
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