For years, the department has lacked manpower in emergency situations, making response times longer when timing is crucial.
Lives could be in danger in Georgetown County, where firehouses face chronic manpower shortages.
In some cases, fire engines continually go out with only one firefighter on the truck, while national standards call for a minimum of four.
– PUB DATE: 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Myrtle Beach Online
Source: SEAFC National Fire News