Financial Hard Times Means Layoffs for Firefighters

Editor's Note: An abbreviated version of this article appears in the February 2010 issue of Firehouse Magazine, starting on page 60. Also read "Telling it Like it Is - Doing less with less. When will we learn?" and respond with your thoughts and...


"The city has been very supportive, but layoffs are not acceptable," Clelland said. "We're confident will get out of this. We've had slumps before and we've always managed to recover."