20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? Question 5

This question is particularly challenging because of its connotation that a certain response time may be legally defendable. To the best of our knowledge, there is no law that defines or establishes response times for emergency services. Thus, the...


The goal of every fire department is to provide the very best service for its community and one measure of that service is response times. However, fire department administrators must realize resources are not unlimited and there are many competing demands for budget dollars. n