08/08/08 91 W, 1 I - + 11 - 11 Fire Protection During Beijing Olympics

Has anyone happened across articles describing what's happening in Beijing with regard to fire protection during the Olympics? Searching the official site finds this China Daily article from last year, noting 2,220 new members and 120 new fire engines were planned. The city's force of firefighters was expected to reach 6,725 this month, with temporary fire stations at each games venue. This CRI English article has additional details about BFD's expanded capabilities. Here's a blog posting with the sound of a Beijing fire engine.

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