Fire Service Industry News: Firefighters Deploy to Liberia to Help Rebuild Fire Department

11/04/2013
A group of firefighters from across the nation are joining for a mission trip to Liberia to help rebuild their fire service. The group is traveling to the country under the partnership of the non-profit organization, Fire Rescue Alliance and the government of Liberia. The team will be in Liberia for three weeks teaching fire rescue classes, assessing the needs for future growth and coordinating the donation of fire gear, donated equipment, an ambulance and a fire engine.   "The need in Liberia is dire," said Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services Deputy Fire/EMS Chief John Butler, who lived in Liberia until 1980 and is returning with the organization for the s...

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