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Burning Question on Retention of Fire Reports

Today’s Burning Question: We were cleaning out some of our office storage cabinets and found we have paper copies of our incident reports that go back into the 70’s. How long do we need to legally keep these reports? Answer: Fire reports need to be maintained as long as state law mandates, and perhaps longer

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How Long to Maintain Training Records

Today’s burning question: Is there a recommended length of time an agency should keep training records such as class rosters? Our organization, to protect ourselves, archive all our records and have a management system for how long they are stored. Answer: Record retention requirements are highly jurisdiction specific and...

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