Mayday Events on the Rise During COVID-19
JULY 10, 2020
Mayday events have increased 35% during the COVID-19 pandemic and recent civil unrest, according to Don Abbott, former assistant fire chief of the Warren Township (Indiana) Fire Department, who has pioneered the study of thousands of Mayday events, including video, radio traffic and surveys dating back to 2015.
Abbott and his team of researchers studied Maydays reported by career departments over the 13-week period ending July 4, 2020. Their findings provide valuable insight into fire fighter safety and fire ground operations. FULL STORY: https://www.iaff.org/news/mayd...