Volunteer Firefighter Shortage
This episode originally aired on July 21, 2022.
In Ohio, 70% of the fire services to residents are provided by volunteers. However, these volunteer fire departments face a number of challenges. These include recruitment, retention, and training requirements.
We’ll look at the impact and changing role of volunteer fire departments in their communities.
- Kevin Reardon, Ohio State Fire Marshal
- Natalie Simpson, associate professor and chair of operations management and Strategy, University at Buffalo School of Management
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