Fire Chief Marc Bashoor calls for a single federal parent over fire, EMS

A standardization of fire and EMS could be the next ‘giant leap’ for public safety

In this episode of the Side Alpha Podcast, Fire Chief Bashoor outlines what he sees as the next "giant leap" in public safety, one that could reduce the disconnect across agencies and lead to positive systemic change for first responders: a single federal parent organization to oversee all fire and EMS.

Read more: What’s the next 'giant leap' for the fire service?

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