By Mark Brook, Daily Mail:
Firefighters at the contaminated Largs North Fire Station in Adelaide have refused to go back to work unless the site can be confirmed safe for employees.
The United Firefighters Union told the Metropolitan Fire Service this week firefighters wouldn’t return to the site and instead would be based out of nearby Port Adelaide.
Recent tests conducted at Largs North Fire Station revealed above average levels of perfluorinated compounds (PFAS), a toxic chemical used in firefighting foam.
Blood tests on 300 South Australian firefighters also revealed 126 had above average levels of the chemical in the body, with 15 found to have extremely high levels.
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