Political operatives masquerade as firefighters for support

Fire union officials are livid that one candidate would dress workers in firefighting costumes to imply firefighter support


By Will Hobson
The Tampa Bay Times

LARGO, Fla. — The sign waving in costumes upsets real firefighters who don't back a Largo candidate.

If you visited the Pinellas Supervisor of Elections' Starkey Road office Monday afternoon, you may have seen some men dressed like firefighters campaigning with Largo City Commission candidate Bob Hunsicker.

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