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Fire chief cancels recruitment class

July 21, 2010, Calgary - In a response strikingly similar to the suggested impact of possible police department budget cuts, Calgary fire chief Bruce Burrell has cancelled a firefighter recruitment class this fall and predicts response times will suffer as his department grapples with a proposed $8.1-million cut. The Calgary Herald reports.

July 21, 2010
By The Calgary Herald

July 21, 2010, Calgary – In a response strikingly similar to the
suggested impact of possible
police department budget cuts, Calgary fire chief Bruce Burrell has
cancelled a firefighter
recruitment class this fall and predicts response times will suffer as
his department grapples with a proposed $8.1-million cut. The Calgary
Herald reports. | READ MORE