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LTHS alumnus Eric Paulin founded the nonprofit Operation Home Safe, which provides life-saving equipment to firefighters and police, in 2015. Photo submitted
Matt B. Walen, Freelance Reporter
4:13 pm CDT April 8, 2016
Try to imagine being a firefighter rushing into a burning house while wearing worn-out boots and using an air tank that works only half the time. Or being a police officer responding to a call of shots fired without a bulletproof jacket.