ATLANTIC CITY — Over the course of the last year, the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 198 and the state overseers have been in a legal battle over the future of the department.
As part of the state's plan, they have looked to reduce the size of the department, which the union has fought in court. But come February, the fire department will be reduced by 15 members after a superior court judge ruled in favor of the state.
On this week's Atlantic City Story Podcast, Nicholas Huba and Erin Sperico speak with John Varallo Jr, president of the union, and Rob Scattone, treasure of the union, to discuss its battle with the state and its future.
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