In this photo taken on Friday Nov. 4, 2011, volunteer firefighter William Sierra carries fire hoses to be tested outside El Agustino 176 fire station in Lima, Peru. Peru's economy may be booming, but ... more 
In this photo taken on Friday Nov. 4, 2011, volunteer firefighter William Sierra carries fire hoses to be tested outside El Agustino 176 fire station in Lima, Peru. Peru's economy may be booming, but little of that export-driven bonanza is appearing in the citizens fire brigades around this Andean country of 29 million people. The nation's underequipped first responders can't respond to 40,000, or nearly a third of annual emergency calls because the lack the necessary equipment and ambulances, according to Peru's fire chief, Antonio Zavala. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Karel Navarro
Mon, Nov 28, 2011 5:24 PM EST