Rural Community Fire Protection Program: Two Years of Accomplishment
The Rural Community Fire Protection Program (RCFP) is a national pilot program funded through the U.S. Forest Service for three years at 3.5 million dollars annually. State foresters are program administrators. During the first two years of operation, rural fire companies and communities from all 50 states raised 9 million dollars in matching funds to upgrade equipment, organize companies and provide training.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Staff Specialist, Rural Community Fire Protection, State and Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
Publication date: 1977-12-01
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