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St. John’s firefighters grounded, as helicopter rescue team remains in ‘holding pattern’

March 9, 2021
By CBC News

Mar. 9, 2021, St. John’s – The helicopter rescue team normally called in to pluck wayward wanderers from cliffs and transport injured hikers from remote inaccessible locations around St. John’s, has been grounded. The St. John’s Regional Fire Department team has been out of commission for nearly a year, CBC News has learned, due to delays in equipping the choppers now tasked with the job. CBC News reports. | READ MORE