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Dublin Brigade pulls breathing air apparatus

The management of the Dublin (Ireland) Fire Brigade, in January, withdrew all air cylinders not attached to breathing apparatus from service immediately. The action was welcomed by the Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association (IFESA). IFESA had been petitioning the Dublin Council to take action after several incidents in which the breathing apparatus failed. Along with the withdrawal of cylinders, the Brigade management also issued instructions that the number of firefighters entering an environment that requires breathing apparatus be increased from a minimum of two to three. The union is asking that a full independent scientific analysis and risk assessment be conducted on the brea...

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