August 29, 2015


Letters to the Editor

Firefighters earn their pay

A firefighter sprays a smouldering mattress in the North End on July 27.

TREVOR HAGAN/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

A firefighter sprays a smouldering mattress in the North End on July 27. Photo Store

If Joanne Craig (Incendiary bombast, Letters, Sept. 20) thinks firefighters are coddled, she needs to walk in their shoes for just one busy day.

They have to deal with pressurized hoses, dead people from accidents and fires, performing CPR, carrying people and various heavy-duty situations.

I hope she never has the need for a firefighter to come to her house. I did, and thanks to their fast response time, CPR, carrying me and putting me on a stretcher and in an ambulance, I am alive today.

IRIS MCLEOD

Winnipeg

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition September 26, 2013 A14

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