Fueling visions of a dystopian future, private firefighters are increasingly being contracted by wealthy homeowners. In the age of tax cuts, budget shortfalls, and small government movements, some are worried that the growth of this industry reflects growing income and wealth inequality. In the recent California wildfires, a mansion owned by Kanye West and Kim Kardashian was saved by private firefighters. For more, see Voice of San Diego article by clicking on image.
About Bill Adams
Bill Adams is the founder and chief editor of UrbDeZine. He is also a partner in the San Diego law firm of Norton, Moore, & Adams, LLP. He has been involved with land use and urban renewal for nearly 25 years, both as a professional and as a personal passion. He currently sits on the boards or committees of ,The Public Interest Advocacy Collaborative, San Diego Historic Streetcars, The Food and Beverage Association of San Diego County, and the Heal the Gash Committee (reconnecting communities divided by freeways).