Two firefighters underwent medical testing and proved to be in good health, but age was still considered best indicator of cardiac risk
The town of Tecumseh, Ont., operates its own fire rescue service that is staffed mainly by volunteer firefighters, with the exception of the chief, deputy chief, fire prevention officer, and an administrative position. Volunteer firefighters are paid for their work and are only called volunteer to differentiate them from full-time firefighters. The town pays them an hourly rate for fire calls and attending training.
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