Jim Burke: Emergency Services—The Future

12/18/2013
From www.marconews.com: By Jim Burke, Pelican Bay Commissioner, North Naples (FL) Fire & Rescue District (NNFD)   “When you make the past your jailer, you destroy your future.” (John O’Donohue).   I have frequently opined that the emergency services (fire, rescue, medical) organizational model within Collier County, Florida, is antiquated, fragmented, and not as effective and financially efficient as it could and should be. I have also opined that we, within Collier County, would be best served by a single-source, independent, all-hazards, first-response model with one uniform medical transport and within a common command. Consider the following: More than 90 percent of th...

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