Cincinnati fire http://wvxu.org en Seelbach on his day with Cincinnati Fire http://wvxu.org/post/seelbach-his-day-cincinnati-fire <P>Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach said he learned a lot during his ride along with the city's fire department.&nbsp; He wanted to better understand what's required to be a Cincinnati firefighter.</P> <P>He was part of a 24-hour shift starting Friday morning with Engine 20 in Northside.&nbsp;</P> <P>Seelbach said he didn't see one fire during the period.</P> <P>"They were constantly working on health related calls," Seelbach said.&nbsp; "And the amount of patience and understanding it takes to deal with people, some of which are having their worst day and they're incredibly sick or Sun, 06 Jan 2013 19:03:46 +0000 Jay Hanselman 7746 at http://wvxu.org Seelbach on his day with Cincinnati Fire Cincinnati gets more federal money for firefighters http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-gets-more-federal-money-firefighters <p>The Cincinnati Fire Department is getting another nearly $6 million federal grant to hire 40 additional firefighters. &nbsp;<br><br>The money will fund salaries for 2 years. &nbsp;<br><br>In the last several years the number of Cincinnati firefighters has been shrinking because of retirements and resignations. &nbsp;<br> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 18:17:40 +0000 Jay Hanselman 7679 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati gets more federal money for firefighters