TERRORISM AND TURNOUTS: THE CONTROVERSY

03/01/2002
EACH DEPARTMENT MUST DECIDE HOW IT WILL RESPOND TO A TERRORIST INCIDENT-A VERY REAL THREAT TODAY-AND THEN TRAIN AND EQUIP ITS PERSONNEL ACCORDINGLY. BY DAVID F. PETERSONMOST fire service personnel would agree that haz-mat response experience has benefited their careers. I know I am a better firefighter because of my involvement in haz mat, and it certainly has been very stimulating and thought provoking. But just when you think you have a pretty good handle on things, along comes something that adds another wrinkle to the things you have learned. In 1999, the United States Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command (SBCCOM) issued Guidelines for Incident Commander's Use of Firefight...

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