You see, Montag's wife overdoses on sleeping pills early on in the book, and a couple of "blue collar boys" arrive after the emergency call. From Fahrenheit 451:
"Hell!" The operator's cigarette moved on his lip. "We get these cases nine or ten a night...You don't need an M.D., case like this; all you need is two handymen, clean up the problem in half an hour."
Just like plumbers. Man, I love that book.
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