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Volume 17  Number 3  •  Winter 2013
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The Enterprise of Fire Safety Services in Lagos, Nigeria
By John M. Cobin
This article appeared in the Winter 2013 issue of The Independent Review

In chaotic Lagos, Nigeria, market alternatives and private firms provide fire safety far more reliably than does the government. Perhaps the most amazing part of the story is how well the city’s private firefighters perform, despite being so poorly equipped.

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