Fire department fights for raises, updated equipment

Fire department fights for raises, updated equipment
Firefighters fight for increase in budget to raise salaries and update equipment.

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (KAIT) - Instead of fighting a fire, one fire department is fighting for raises and a larger budget for updated equipment.

The West Memphis Fire Department is proposing raises of six to 10 percent, depending on the firefighter’s grade.

Their hope is to better serve the surrounding community.

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