Firefighters are angry, frustrated and feel betrayed by a city they’ve been – and still are – devoted to.
There’s no way around it – there’s a crisis within the Detroit Fire Department. Layoffs, 10% pay reductions, no money for equipment – all at a time when firefighters are struggling to keep pace with a growing number of arsons. So for firefighters risking their lives and taking on insurmountable sacrifices, it was insulting Thursday when […]
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It wasn’t an unusual afternoon for the fire department. Just a typical day in a city where nothing is unusual anymore.
I decided to do what Pugh wouldn’t: Find out what’s really going on.
After another rash of suspected arsons in Detroit early this morning, the cash-strapped fire department found itself with faulty equipment, malfunctioning fire hydrants and broken-down trucks.
What makes this all the more bizarre is that Godbee would jeopardize his promising career and the city that has been depending on him – for sex.
Fighting fires is becoming an increasingly difficult task because of recent budget cuts that have trimmed personnel, rigs and new equipment.