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ATLANTA FIRE DEPARTMENT
SEPTEMBER 7, 1966
Three additional Fire Stations will be placed in operation today.
This will bring the total to 19 out of 32. Three previously unmanned
stations were returned to the line on Tuesday upping the total as of
Wednesday morning to 16,
The total number of personnel has increased to 240 as of 10:00 anm.
Fifty-seven applications were processed from persons seeking
employment as Firefighters and 2] have passed all the requirements
as of 8:00 p.m., Tuesday. The Personnel Office began processing
additional applicants at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday and will remain
open each night this week until 8:00 p.m.
There have been 456 Firemen suspended. Approximately 100
of these are probationary Firefighters and the disposition of their
suspensions will be handled by the Chief of the Fire Department
under the City's Merit System Rules and Regulations. The
remaining 356 suspended employees have been cited to go
before the Board of Firemasters and hearings will begin the
week of September 19.