Cincinnati fire

Public safety
2:03 pm
Sun January 6, 2013

Seelbach on his day with Cincinnati Fire

Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach in fire department gear
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Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach said he learned a lot during his ride along with the city's fire department.  He wanted to better understand what's required to be a Cincinnati firefighter.

He was part of a 24-hour shift starting Friday morning with Engine 20 in Northside. 

Seelbach said he didn't see one fire during the period.

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Cincinnati fire
1:17 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Cincinnati gets more federal money for firefighters

WVXU

The Cincinnati Fire Department is getting another nearly $6 million federal grant to hire 40 additional firefighters.  

The money will fund salaries for 2 years.  

In the last several years the number of Cincinnati firefighters has been shrinking because of retirements and resignations.  

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