Brownouts will continue, no new firefighters for awhile

    As the Philadelphia Fire Department discussed its budget yesterday with City Council, two things were made clear: brownouts are expected to continue and no new firefighters will be hired until at least next summer.

    WHYY’s Tom MacDonald has the full report.

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