Friday, April 12, 2024 | Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
66°
Cloudy
FOLLOW US:

Baltimore leaders say they need up to $39M to fight fires amid working truck shortage

January 26, 2023

The Baltimore City Fire Department is proposing three different options to recoup its dwindling vehicle fleet of fire trucks but the scenarios as suggested to city leaders, may force the city council to make some hard decisions next budget cycle. The fire department told city lawmakers last month that it is operating with 30% fewer fire engines than it needs to properly cover Baltimore City and keep residents safe when they call 911.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

The Morning Rundown

We’re staying up to the minute on the issues shaping the future. Join us on the newsletter of choice for Maryland politicos and business leaders. It’s always free to join and never a hassle to leave. See you on the inside.