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OPFFA fires back at OAFC


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Aug. 29, 2016, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. - On Friday evening,, published a letter entitled “Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs takes exception to OPFFA President Hyndman.”

The letter was a response to Hyndman’s comments earlier this week in the name of the Ontario Professional Firefighters Association, which was addressed to the citizens of Sault Ste. Marie where he was disturbed by Sault Fire Chief Mike Figliola’s now famous comments in closed-council that “after 2 minutes no one is getting in and no one is getting out…rescue is almost nonexistent… death has already occurred.”

Frankly, it took about 20 minutes for to get a call from the OPFFA because they were deeply troubled with what the Fire Chiefs had to say and are worried about the residents of Sault Ste. Marie as well as the firefighters. | READ MORE

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