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Detroit firefighters complain of no toilet paper at station bathrooms

Firefighters say they have been short on toilet paper and cleaning supplies and must buy them themselves

By Julie Banovic

DETROIT, Mich. —Toilet paper is the last thing that firefighters thought they would have to negotiate for, but their union president said that is their new reality.

“I don’t know anybody else in the world that has to negotiate with their employer to get toilet paper,” said Dan McNamara, President of the Detroit Firefighters Association.

He said that for months they have been short on basic necessities like toilet paper and cleaning supplies.

Full story: Detroit firefighters say they do not have toilet paper in some of the station bathrooms

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Rick Picard Rick Picard Monday, November 26, 2012 7:47:40 PM Another black eye for the City of Detroit Fire Department. Remember the medic disciplined last month for giving the cold citizen a blanket? Wow - talk about a city with issues. Hey Mayor: guess which city will never see any of my tourist dollars!
Beverly Randall Beverly Randall Monday, November 26, 2012 8:02:02 PM So wrong!
Kevin Carpenter Kevin Carpenter Monday, November 26, 2012 10:15:23 PM I'll bet chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel's office has TP
Kenneth Tull Sr. Kenneth Tull Sr. Tuesday, November 27, 2012 10:23:20 AM That's a perk that city hall dwellers didn't put in the budget - how sad that any town has to deal with such an idiot Mayor - how many firefighters and police officers did he lay off with plans to use federal grant money to hire back - such a moron.
Nick Jones Nick Jones Tuesday, November 27, 2012 6:49:35 PM So ridiculous... The head of the DFD should just make sure the company has it... It makes no sense.
Austin Schmitt Austin Schmitt Tuesday, November 27, 2012 7:25:57 PM Seriously!

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