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Fighting fires solo growing common

Units across Mass. struggle as staff, resources shrink

By Keith O'Brien
Globe Staff / December 24, 2007

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GLOUCESTER - Firefighters, trained to work in teams, are increasingly forced to report to fires alone, or with just one other firefighter on their truck, as cash-strapped communities have slashed fire department resources in recent years to save money, according to fire officials across the state. (Full article: 1531 words)

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