This Saturday, Local 3044 members will hand out an informational brochure about staffing levels. These brochures discuss certain industry standards and the recent studies performed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). All the information states the minimum number of firefighters is four(4).
By Mike Kirby and Tom Lakamp
Published Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | From the June 2012 Issue of FireRescue
With the current economic climate and municipal budgets constantly under attack, municipal officials are endlessly scrutinizing the necessity for and deployment of fire department personnel. As a result, fire company staffing has become a hot topic.