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Budget issues: 6 Mich. firefighters to be laid off

Township voters rejecting a special assessment to fund the fire department will reduce fire staff by almost 30 percent

By Candice Williams
The Detroit News

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Officials in Plymouth Township are expected to vote tonight to lay off six of its 21 firefighters.

The move comes two days after 84 percent of voters rejected a special assessment proposal that would have levied up to 10 mills to fund the Plymouth Township Fire Department.

Full story: Budget issues: 6 Mich. firefighters to be laid off

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