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Service report calls for additional firefighters, support

By CBC News   

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Oct. 31, 2016, Yellowknife, N.W.T. - Yellowknife's fire department is struggling to manage call volume, conduct meaningful training and prevent employee burnout, according to a report released on Monday. The Yellowknife Fire Division Master Plan, produced by Calgary's Behr Consulting, calls for a significant increase in staff, adding eight new firefighters, five new dispatchers and an administrative assistant, which would likely cost around $1.3 million a year. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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