The History of Fire Cuts

Joe Flood, journalist and author of the new book The Fires: How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City-and Determined the Future of Cities, talks about the recent cuts to the FDNY and provides some historical context on how New York has budgeted for firefighting.

 

The Fires: How a computer formula, big ideas, and the best of intentions burned down New York City -  

   and determined the future of cities