In this Nov. 4, 2012 photo, a firefighter rolls up a hose after a fire destroyed an old building in Lima, Peru. Seismologists, engineers and civil defense officials agree that Lima is due for an earthquake but is acutely vulnerable and sorely unprepared. Only Lima's 4,000 firefighters, all volunteers, have comprehensive first-aid training, as does a 1,000-officer police emergency squadron. Water is also a worry. The fire threat to Lima is severe, to refineries and to densely-backed neighborhoods honeycombed with colonial-era wood and adobe. Lima's firefighters often can't get enough water pressure to douse a blaze. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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In this Nov. 4, 2012 photo, a firefighter rolls up a hose after a fire destroyed an old building in Lima, Peru. Seismologists, engineers and civil defense officials agree that Lima is due for an earthquake but is acutely vulnerable and sorely unprepared. Only Lima's 4,000 firefighters, all volunteers, have comprehensive first-aid training, as does a 1,000-officer police emergency squadron. Water is also a worry. The fire threat to Lima is severe, to refineries and to densely-backed neighborhoods honeycombed with colonial-era wood and adobe. Lima's firefighters often can't get enough water pressure to douse a blaze. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
In this Nov. 4, 2012 photo, a firefighter rolls up a hose after a fire destroyed an old building in Lima, Peru. Seismologists, engineers and civil defense officials agree that Lima is due for an earthquake but is acutely vulnerable and sorely unprepared. Only Lima's 4,000 firefighters, all volunteers, have comprehensive first-aid training, as does a 1,000-officer police emergency squadron. Water is also a worry. The fire threat to Lima is severe, to refineries and to densely-backed neighborhoods honeycombed with colonial-era wood and adobe. Lima's firefighters often can't get enough water pressure to douse a blaze. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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