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Essential workers took shelter from Buffalo blizzard at a firehouse

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Tom Sickler
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Richmond Avenue at Ferry Circle is covered in snow during the 2022 Buffalo Blizzard.
Four essential workers are smiling and wearing winter hats and coats
Elizabeth Leonard
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The coworkers took shelter at a firehouse. From L-R: Taylor Camelo, Jamel Mosely, Hali Escho and Elizabeth Leonard (center).

You may have heard of staff "away days," where workplaces take employees to somewhere other than the office for a change of scene and to develop team skills. The recent winter
storm took the concept to a whole new level for a group of essential workers from Horizon Health Services in downtown Buffalo.

They spent a Christmas together that they’ll never forget, and it’s one they were fortunate to survive. They took shelter from the storm at a firehouse. WBFO’s Holly Kirkpatrick has more.