Pittsburgh Says Rescues Are Being Put in Jeopardy

A union contract prevents firefighters from performing rescues, city officials said


 
 

Bob Bauder, TribLive.com | | Wednesday, October 10, 2012


PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- People trapped in life-or-death situations are waiting much longer for help from Pittsburgh emergency personnel because of a union contract that prevents firefighters from performing rescues, city officials said Tuesday.

The Fraternal Organization of Professional Paramedics Local 1 didn’t respond for comment.

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