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Grant to enhance Pelham firefighters’ safety

By Sarah Ferguson, PelhamToday   

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Jan. 13, 2024, Pelham, Ont. – It used to be cool to have a little bit of grime on a firefighter’s gear, but Pelham’s Fire Chief said that isn’t the case anymore. As knowledge has evolved about the risks related to protective clothing picking up a range of highly toxic contaminants, Chief Bob Lymburner said it’s important that firefighters wash their protective clothing to remove the carcinogens that remain on it after fighting a blaze. PelhamToday reports. | READ MORE

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