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New helmet policy angers firefighters

A new city policy requires firefighters to trade in their helmets after 10 years for an upgrade or pay $100 to keep the old one


By Sally Goldenberg and Kevin Sheehan
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Firefighters are blazing mad over a new requirement that they turn in their beloved helmets after 10 years as the FDNY upgrades the equipment — or pay $100 to keep the mementos.

The Bravest tore into the new city policy, which requires they get new helmets once a decade for safety reasons.

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