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Outgoing fire chief reflects on career

Sept. 1, 2011, Windsor, Ont. - Jumping halfway into the Detroit River dressed in your finest to stop a man from committing suicide is not your average job assignment. But for longtime Windsor fire Chief Dave Fields - who retired Wednesday after 44 years as a firefighter - work was sometimes surreal. The Windsor Star reports.

September 1, 2011
By The Windsor Star

Sept. 1, 2011, Windsor, Ont. – Jumping halfway into the Detroit River dressed in your finest to stop
a man from committing suicide is not your average job assignment. But
for longtime Windsor fire Chief Dave Fields – who retired Wednesday
after 44 years as a firefighter – work was sometimes surreal. The Windsor Star reports. | READ MORE