Carmel is a city of about 81,000 as of 2011. It is comprised of 48 square miles.
“They don’t have to drive as far as we do,” Fullingim said. “We’re spread out further.”
Five minutes is the national standard for response times, and the Norman Fire Department is trying to stay below that standard. Roundabouts on Lindsey could slow down response times.
“I’m not saying people will die,” he said. “I’m not saying don’t do it (roundabouts). I’m saying it’s a trade-off.”