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Volunteer firefighters from the Lima Four fire station push a car that was involved in a traffic accident. Peru's firefighters are so cash-strapped and ill-equipped that vital lifesaving equipment too often fails at a burning building or at a crash scene where people are pretzeled in mangled vehicles. (Associated Press)

Volunteer firefighters from the Lima Four fire station push a car that was involved in a traffic accident. Peru's firefighters are so cash-strapped and ill-equipped that vital lifesaving equipment too often fails at a burning building or at a crash scene where people are pretzeled in mangled vehicles. (Associated Press)

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