Box 1, Folder 15, Document 9

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Thursday, September 8, 1966
10:00 a.m.

Fire Chief C. H. Hildebrand reports this morning that 19 Fire Stations
are now in full operation and that the personnel total is up to 244.
Firemen responded to 17 alarms during the night from 6:00 p.m.

until 8:00 a.m. None of the alarms was serious. |

Chief Hildebrand also reports that 100 probationary Firefighters

have been dismissed for failure to report to work as ordered.

367 other Firefighters have been suspended. All suspension citations
will be mailed before the end of the day and we expect this number

to represent the total of those to be suspended. The Board of
Firemasters has scheduled hearings for September 19 through

September 23.

The City Personnel Department yesterday examined 55 applicants
for Firefighter positions and will continue an intensive recruitment

campaign to fill vacancies which now exist in the Fire Department.

With reference to the disorders of Tuesday night in the Summerhill
area, all activity seems to bebback to normal. Ten arrests were

made on Wednesday afternoon in the area when several individuals
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