San Diego is planning a firefighter hiring spree to shrink ballooning overtime costs that are creating budget problems at City Hall.
The city’s goal is to increase the number of firefighters from about 900 to more than 1,100 over the next five years. That may be a challenge, with retirements on the rise and more firefighters leaving for other agencies with higher pay, a union leader said.
– PUB DATE: 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: San Diego Union-Tribune – Metered Site
Source: SEAFC National Fire News