See larger Immokalee Fire Control District firefighter and union president Tom Cunningham, left, talks with the union lawyer about the legality of not allowing public comment during an emergency meeting that will take place with the district's fire commissioners Tuesday evening. Cunningham wants the public to be able to address the fire commissioners, but according to Cunningham, that public comment was stricken from the agenda. The meeting is being held after six out of the 21 firefighters and the fire chief were laid off and Station 31 on Carson Road was shut down Friday, May 20, 2011 in Immokalee. Lexey Swall/Staff

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Immokalee Fire Control District firefighter and union president Tom Cunningham, left, talks with the union lawyer about the legality of not allowing public comment during an emergency meeting that will take place with the district's fire commissioners Tuesday evening. Cunningham wants the public to be able to address the fire commissioners, but according to Cunningham, that public comment was stricken from the agenda. The meeting is being held after six out of the 21 firefighters and the fire chief were laid off and Station 31 on Carson Road was shut down Friday, May 20, 2011 in Immokalee. Lexey Swall/Staff

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