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Decent pay for risking lives

I am so proud of our firefighters, they are having one heck of a year and they are also training minimum-security inmates to do exactly what they do on the ground.

I also read that the inmates are being paid $1 per hour or $2 a day if they are not on duty. I know they are inmates, but they are people who are willing to put their lives on the line just as the firefighters are. Shouldn’t they at least get minimum wage for such a hard, hot and dangerous job?

Carleen Reilly



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