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September 1, 2013 at 7:01 AM

Better training needed for Seattle Fire Department

Shame

To the Seattle Fire Department, I say: epic fail. [“Hotel drowning shows need for better training, fire chief says,” page one, Aug. 24.]

Shame on the city for accepting and disseminating contrived excuses about your inability or unwillingness to rescue a college student from drowning in a Seattle hotel swimming pool.

Update and revamp your training program. Adopt sensitivity training. Do whatever you need to do so all citizens can rest assured that, as your motto proclaims, you are dedicated to saving lives.

Paula Levy, Lynnwood

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