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The Volunteer Fire Fighter Magazine - October, 2009

The Volunteer Fire Fighter Magazine - October, 2009

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World Fire Safety Foundation article reprinted from the October 2009 edition of Australia's Volunteer Fire Fighter Magazine. More information at: http://www.thewfsf.org/vffa
World Fire Safety Foundation article reprinted from the October 2009 edition of Australia's Volunteer Fire Fighter Magazine. More information at: http://www.thewfsf.org/vffa

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Published by: The World Fire Safety Foundation on Nov 21, 2009
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The World Fire SafetyFoundation thanks theVolunteer Fire FightersAssociation for permissionto reproduce this article.
 
The World Fire Safety Foundation
thanks the.
Volunteer FireFighters Association
for publishing.this condensed, four pageversion of
ʻ
The KEY Report
ʼ
in their October 2009 VFFA Magazine.
“Fire-fighters haven't been told the truth. Watch 'Smoke Alarm Recall' and see thefacts about ionization alarms for yourself.”
 
Peter Cannon, President, Volunteer Fire FightersAssociation, Australia Aug 2008
Peter Cannon
Urging fire-fightersto find out the facts
“Using better
[photoelectric]
smoke alarms.. will drastically reduce the loss of life..  among citizens and firefighters.”
Harold A Schaitberger, InternationalAssociation of FireFighters, USA. Oct 2008
“Nationally the percentage of people dying when the [ionization] smoke detectorworks, but works too late, is forty percent.”
 
Chief Jay Fleming, Boston Fire DepartmentWBX TV, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Dec 2007
Chief Jay Fleming
Warning Fire Fighters
SFM Roger Johnson
Warning the publicin the State of Indiana
“We have five million [ionisation]smoke detectors in this statethat may fail in the time of need.” 
State Fire Marshal Roger Johnson,Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Sep 2007
See the complete KEY Report at:www.theKEYreport.orgVisit the
Volunteer Fire Fighters Association
at:www.theVFFA.org
the volunteer fire fighter
October 2009
Page 33
 
Adrian Butler
Chairman, WFSFFormer Fire Fighter
Adrian Butler, Chairman, WFSFQueensland, Australia August 2009
 
ʻ
A Special Duty of Care
ʼ
 
(KEY Report page 20)
If you tell the public to buyphotoelectric smoke alarmsTheir smoke alarms go off whenthey open the oven or cook toast,so people think they
ʼ
re safe.However,
 it
ʼ
s time to warn thepublic
that almosteveryone
ʼ
s smoke alarmsare dangerously defective*- because
that 
ʼ   
whenbecause “they
ʼ
re better” - mostpeople will do absolutely nothing.Why should they?
It
ʼ
s Timeto Warnthe Public!”
 
*
 
 
Ionization smoke alarms, the
type 
 
in almostall homes, do not safely detect smouldering
 
fires, the type of fire that commonly kills.
they
ʼ
ll replace them.
Queensland Fire Brigade takes the lead
 
(KEY Report page 13)
Page 34
October 2009
 
the volunteer fire fighter

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