St. Clair city likely won't see emergency services cuts | News
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, AL (WBRC)- A St. Clair County town council has confirmed to FOX6 News that emergency services will not be cut.
In December, the city of Margaret let go four firefighters and then there was talk that the police department might see cuts. Tuesday, the council and fire chief reassured the public that services wouldn't change.
There won't be any cuts to the police department and there has actually been a new hire added to the fire department. According to officials, the four firefighters let go in December were hired on two years ago after the Obama adminstration, in an effort to jump start the economy, awarded several grants.
Margaret used one to hire additional firefighters but city officials say these employees knew their time was up in December. Three of the four already had new jobs ahead of the layoffs and one has elected to start a new career.
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