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The Rise of Private Firefighters

Graham Watson

21st September 2018

Whoever says that fire services are a public good, or even a quasi-public good? In the United States, record breaking wildfires are fuelling - no pun intended - the rise of private firefighters. They are funded by both homeowners and, increasingly, insurance companies wanting to reduce the size of their payouts.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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