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USA Lifeguard fired for saving man outside his 'zone.' Outsourcing gone wrong? (+video)

In Hallandale Beach, Fla, lifeguard Tomas Lopez was fired for leaving his designated area. Now, some are rethinking the town’s decision to outsource the management of lifeguarding.

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The Florida town of Hallandale Beach is rethinking its decision to outsource its lifeguarding duties after an incident in which Tomas Lopez, a lifeguard, was fired on the spot for leaving his “zone” to rescue a drowning man.

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