Maps: These states get less federal money for fires

Published March 1, 2019


An article on Futurity reports on research by Jun Zhuang, professor of industrial and systems engineering, that suggests that federal fire grant spending could be more balanced by adding the losses associated with human fatalities and injuries into how structure fires are calculated.

"Models can always be improved. We hope this will be a new tool that helps emergency planners save more lives," he said.

Read the story here.