Same old story. I know firefighters families think they are worth more than they are being paid which is probably true. But you have to look at your personal situation and make adjustments when necessary.There is a firefighter in my neighborhood who supplements his income with a lawn business. Look at other areas in the state that pay more money. Try to move up to higher positions in the dept that pay more money.You can not rely on other people to look out for you. I have been through this same situation with the state of NC after 17 years of service. If you feel that you are worth more just leave.
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