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Budget cuts = Increase in fire deaths


Public safety is in jeopardy as Fire Services in various parts of the world (including areas in Australia) cut budgets, refuse to recruit firefighters or, honour agreed staffing levels and in the case of Aviation Fire & Rescue in Australia endeavour to reduce establishment criteria , either because of funding reductions, apathy, ignorance or political interference; more people … [Read more...]