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Fire Calls in Flint Drop Almost 60 Percent
Fire Calls in Flint Drop Almost 60 Percent
According to the latest report from Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, the city has seen a 58 percent drop in fire calls. Earley attributed the decline to a citywide effort to demolish abandoned houses. NBC 25 says Earley also highlights a door-to-door fire education campaign and 911 call-screening techniques that allow fire departments to make better use of equipment and personnel in helping
Flint Fire, Police Chiefs Issue Strong Warning to Potential Arsonists
Flint Fire, Police Chiefs Issue Strong Warning to Potential Arsonists
The City of Flint’s Fire Chief David Cox, Jr. along with Flint Police Chief James W. Tolbert are issuing a warning to potential arsonists reminding them of the possible consequences of their actions. Any injuries or deaths that result from illegal activity or the subsequent actions of public safety to address illegal activity will result in charges against the offender...
Flint Emergency Manager Plans to Hire Public Safety Consultant
Flint Emergency Manager Plans to Hire Public Safety Consultant
Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley has filed notice of his intent to hire a public safety consultant to look at the Flint Police and Fire Department operations. MLive says Earley signed a resolution authorizing an $85,100 contract with the International City/County Management Association's Center for Public Safety for the study which will be funded by the state and the Charles Stewart Mott Fou
Flint Police, Fire Chief Present New Budget Options to Avoid Cuts [Video]
Flint Police, Fire Chief Present New Budget Options to Avoid Cuts [Video]
During a five-and-a-half hour meeting on Tuesday night, Flint Police Chief James Tolbert and Fire Chief Dave Cox Jr presented options to the Flint City Council finance committee that would help avoid cuts and layoffs to their departments. According to ABC 12, Flint Fire Chief Dave Cox Jr made his pitch first and said even with the recent loss of a SAFER grant, he thinks reorganizing the department

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