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Israeli and Arizonan firefighters share knowledge and resources

Jeff Kronenfeld | Staff Writer | Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 5:07 am

After 9/11, Richard Johnson, then a captain for the Tucson Fire Department, thought Arizona needed to be more proactive in preparing for potential mass casualty events, as few departments around the U.S. had any repeated experience with them.

“I started looking at who has done this that we could learn from,” Johnson said. “The Israelis were who came to mind.”

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