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Firefighter standards causing heartburn

It’s the hearts of Sundance’s firefighters that are burning this time, thanks to new regulations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that are set to go into effect this summer.

“Wyoming is an OSHA state, so it kind of looks like we’re going to get hammered with these new OSHA regulations, but we do have public comment up until July 21,” Fire Chief Gari Gill told the council last week.

“I would ask all of you to send in a letter on what it’s going to cost us – which is going to be pretty significant.”

According to a press release, OSHA plans to update an existing stand...

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