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Nova Scotia departments implement safety measures after training death

By CBC News   

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Mar. 29, 2019, Sydney, N.S. - Two of Nova Scotia's largest fire departments moved quickly to implement safety measures to protect their own in the wake of a tragic training incident that killed a firefighter from Truro this month, CBC News has learned. Skyler Blackie, 28, died in hospital 11 days after suffering a head injury during routine training at the Nova Scotia Firefighters School in Waverley on Saturday, March 9. Little is known about the incident except that it involved a fire extinguisher. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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