Firefighters canvas city, hand out flyers after Bristol leaders discuss cutting up to 15 positions

  • Source: WCYB-TV NBC 5 Bristol
  • Published: 05/17/2017 05:48 PM

Possible budget cuts have firefighters taking to the streets of Bristol, Virginia. On Tuesday night, city leaders talked about eliminating up to 15 firefighter positions. The City Council is attempting to fix a half a million dollar deficit in this upcoming budget. And they said they're also trying to find a long-term solution to save money. With a fire station and up to 15 jobs possibly on the line, firefighters are not wasting any time. They're canvassing the city with flyers, hoping to get the community's support.


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