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Fire department cuts personnel, 15 face layoffs

Fire department cuts personnel, 15 face layoffs

Katia Berg

October 31, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Fifteen Chico firefighters face losing their jobs as federal grant funding is lost. In early 2014, a $5.3 million grant was approved by City Council to fund over a dozen positions for the Fire Department. In two years, the grant money diminished significantly, forcing local firefighters to come to th...

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