Dec 31, 2008

Detroit: Where The Sirens Never Sleep

"The city is so cash-strapped that firefighters have to purchase their own toilet paper and cleaning supplies. Their aging bunker gear is coated in carbon, "making them the equivalent of walking matchsticks." The firehouses' brass poles have been removed and sold off by the city."

Go read the rest of Matt Labash's article about Detroit in the December 29, 2008 Weekly Standard.

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