Mirage Editorial - "Fire Funds vs. Safety" - Chicago Sun-Times

". . .Some fire fighters admit the on-duty sales take them away from their regular jobs, leaving stations and equipment understaffed. Some with high sales are given time off - while still on the city payroll - that takes them away from work for months at a time. . ."

Description:Editorial decrying the misuse of on-duty firemen to sell tickets to a charity that supported the commissioner's marching band.

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An article in the Chicago Sun-Times called "Fire Funds vs. Safety," with a political cartoon. Pamela Zekman and Zay N. Smith wrote this article as part of their Mirage Editorial.