Israel lags far behind West in firefighting resources

28.06.2012                      08.Tammus. 5772

Feuerwehr:

Israel lags far behind West in firefighting resources

While the average response time in Western countries is seven to 10 minutes, in Israel it takes 17 minutes on average to arrive at the scene.

Israeli firefighters take about twice as long to respond to fires as do their peers in Western countries. The country has only one fire station for every 75,000 residents, compared to one for every 30,000 residents in other Western nations….