Critics: Mount Vernon Fire Department Understaffed, Needs More Overtime FundingCritics say Mount Vernon's approved overtime budget of $100,000 is unrealistic for any urban fire department.
Mount Vernon Fire Union Chief Warns Department Is Short-StaffedNine people escaped from a burning home on Tuesday but four others were trapped in a smoke-filled basement and died.

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