Layoffs loom for Linden firefighters

Layoffs loom for Linden firefighters

There are 5 comments on the Courier News story from Dec 8, 2010, titled Layoffs loom for Linden firefighters. In it, Courier News reports that:

Starting next month, the Linden Fire Department will be showing up with fewer personnel and may have to call for more mutual aid to fight fires like Tuesday's two-family house fire on Blancke Street that left five people homeless.

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Since: Dec 10

Paterson, NJ

#1 Dec 9, 2010
This is wrong the Mayor and the council are laying off 11 firefighters which will remove one truck out of service. The city will be left with 107 active firefighters out of 126. The fire Dept will be down 19 men. They city has not even made any budget cuts to any other dept yet.

Paterson, NJ

#2 Dec 18, 2010
And on top, they raised my property tax for next year !!
Country boy

Jamesville, NY

#3 Jun 21, 2011
WOW! Only 107 men to cover a few square miles! Shut up.

Muncie, IN

#4 Jul 1, 2011
did you hear of volunter

Paterson, NJ

#6 Nov 28, 2013

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