Atlantic City to Pay 51 Firefighters Few More Weeks
Dec. 13--Firefighters who face layoffs unless a federal grant is renewed will at least be employed two more weeks, officials said.
The city will pay for the 51 firefighters until the end of the year, if necessary, Public Safety Director Will Glass said.
The firefighters were hired on the Staffing for Adequate Emergency Response grant, which expired earlier this year. An extension allowed the city to use the remainder of that $9.5 million grant until Dec. 4, but then it stopped.
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