(CBS) — Chicago’s inspector general says the Chicago Fire Department is still not meeting nationwide standards for response time, despite being chided a year-and-a-half ago for not meeting those standards.
It was in 2013 when Chicago’s Inspector General Joe Ferguson concluded that the fire department was not meeting national standards for response times.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
According to Ferguson, the city was using a statistically flawed method for calculating those response times and because of the way it keeps records, that the department was missing some of those response time records.READ MORE: COVID In Chicago: Glitches Cause Concerns for Those Who Have Signed Up For COVID-19 Vaccine At United Center
Now the Inspector General has released a follow-up, saying basically that the fire department has done nothing to meet national standards. To view the report, click here.MORE NEWS: Senate Passes President Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill; What Does It Mean For You?
A spokesman for the fire department says the department has received the inspector general’s report and is reviewing it.