A final report, detailing the events that led to the death of four Houston firefighters in May 2013 has been released by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reports click2houston.com
After a line-of-duty death, NIOSH conducts its own independent investigation to check for contributing factors to the incident and to make recommendations to prevent future deaths.
The 108-page NIOSH report found eight contributing factors to the deaths of firefighters Robert Bebee, Matthew Renaud, Robert Garner and Anne Sullivan, including:
Fire burning unreported for three hours
Delayed notification to the fire department
Wind impacted fire
Lack of fire sprinkler system
Read more of the reports findings here http://bit.ly/1Khjgzv