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Baltimore Fire Department beset by shortage of emergency medical technicians, paramedics

June 1, 2023

A hundred employees with the Baltimore City Fire Department are called back to work overtime each day because of the agency’s staffing crisis, fire officials said at a Board of Fire Commissioners meeting this month. Those employees are often firefighters asked to man shifts as paramedics or emergency medical technicians, positions that have been beset by vacancies for years.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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