Lack of fire-fighting facilities

Other Names:
Antiquated fire equipment
Short fire hoses
Prohibitive cost of fire equipment
Lack of fire hydrants
Inadequate fire services

In the UK in 1997, water companies reduced mains water pressure to alleviate leakage from defective pipes with the consequence that fire fighting services complained of inadequate pressure for water hoses.

Narrower Problems:
Lack of firefighting water
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST