LINKS: Fire inspections at Arizona schools

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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Schools are focused on keeping intruders out, but an even greater danger to the safety of kids at school is being ignored in Arizona: the threat of fire.

State budgets have been slashed so much that schools are going years without every being inspected for potentially deadly hazards.

[List of Arizona cities that have signed memorandums of understanding with the State Fire Marshal (PDF)]

[Arizona School Rankings for Fiscal Year 2013 and 2014 (Excel Spreadsheet)]

Contact information for the State Fire Marshal and Gov. Jan Brewer:

  • State Fire Marshal Bob Barger, Phone: (602) 364-1003, Fax: (602) 364-1052
  • Gov. Brewer, Phone: (602) 542-4331