A new report confirms the Kansas City Fire Department has a big firefighter overtime problem but doesn’t have a magic cure. Fire Chief Paul Berardi says some new hires should help and other management solutions are being studied.
A new report confirms the Kansas City Fire Department has a big firefighter overtime problem but doesn’t have a magic cure. Fire Chief Paul Berardi says some new hires should help and other management solutions are being studied. Kansas City Star file photo
A new report confirms the Kansas City Fire Department has a big firefighter overtime problem but doesn’t have a magic cure. Fire Chief Paul Berardi says some new hires should help and other management solutions are being studied. Kansas City Star file photo

What can KC do about huge firefighter overtime costs? Report offers some advice

July 12, 2017 12:19 PM