How Calgary Fire and other outdoor workers cope with the cold

The Homestretch

It's minus-25 degrees outside right now, minus-36 degrees with windchill. It's bad enough when we have to run from the garage to the house or the parking lot into the office. But what if you have to work outside in these conditions? We reached Carol Henke with the Calgary fire department, to find out how firefighters cope with this weather. Earlier in the day, our associate producer Ellis Choe noticed a man blowing snow right outside our windows here at the CBC. Being the intrepid reporter that she is, she grabbed her tape recorder and headed outside to talk to him.

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