Mold problem has pushed Atlantic City firefighters out of their living quarters in Station 1 — but won’t stop service.
The personnel assigned to the firehouse at Maryland and Atlantic avenues has set up camp in the apparatus bay as they await results of an air-quality inspection, acting Fire Chief Vincent Granese said.
It’s just the latest in issues hitting the Fire Department, which could lose 88 firefighters to layoffs if a solution isn’t reached through ongoing arbitration or additional grant help.
Fire union members were at a closed meeting Wednesday night with some members of City Council, discussing the budget situation.
Meanwhile, the department likely will have results of the mold inspection by Friday, Fire Union President Chris Emmell said before the meeting.
“We don’t know if there is a heavy mold issue or not,” Granese said. “If it is to that extent, it’s going to upset operations for a.....Continue Reading