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Thompson, Man., firefighters facing burnout crisis due to staffing woes

By Sam Thompson, Global News   

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Mar. 14, 2024, Thompson, Man. – Thompson, Man., is facing a crisis when it comes to staffing the city’s fire department. The president of the Thompson Professional Firefighters Association says there are supposed to be 24 firefighters who are cross-trained as paramedics to serve the community. Still, currently there are only 16, leading to overtime and burnout. | READ MORE

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