Crestview fire chief: $1.3M grant could save firefighter jobs

Published: Friday, August 16, 2013 at 14:37 PM.

"If we could get this, we could really end our budget discussion right now," Councilman Shannon Hayes said.

Traylor said he hopes that as the economy recovers, the city's growth increases its revenue to cover the 12 firefighters' salaries.

"If we keep our employees, there is a direct public safety benefit," Traylor said. "If we lay them off, our community is not as safe."

Contact News Bulletin Staff Writer Brian Hughes at 850-682-6524 or brianh@crestviewbulletin.com. Follow him on Twitter @cnbBrian.



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