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What is a Firefighter Worth?

by James McGowan 5/3/2012

From the Valley Breeze Newspapers, May 2, 2012 ( Written by Tina Clarke, Proud wife of a Cumberland, RI, firefighter There has been so much talk recently about things like containing costs, lowering taxes, and those who work in public safety being overpaid - particularly firefighters - that it could make your head spin. We've all done the "simple math," crunched the numbers, and it all seems to boil down to a simple question. What are firefighters worth?