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yesqcy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Very true, everyone has to have a first time. But what about the city attorney and the rest of the council? Nobody?
Mizzougrad - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your right, the pensions that the city chose to underfund for years because they could, and now it's all our fault. For someone in business, don't understand how you do not understand the concept that you close a station, you don't just reassign the firefighters, because then there are no savings. You close a station because you want to lower the number of firefighters, period. You know…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Once again, I will ask you: Do you understand business at all? The City can't print money. The police and fire pensions have thrown the entire system so far out of whack that the City can't make "want to" decisions; it is a "have to" situation. You can cry the blues all you want about the poor, poor firefighters, but their greed over the years has contributed greatly to this mess, so what…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I haven't read a single comment about laying off firefighters, except, perhaps, from your Chief. You are paid, and paid very well, to do a job. If you don't like it, quit. People will line up to take your spot. No one is complaining about the services you provide. The problem is cost. Why is it so hard to understand that the City coffers are not a bottomless pit? Your pensions have…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your condescending attitude is just plain insulting. Thousands and thousands of small business owners have suffered in this economy over the past decade or so. Should we all "reinvent" ourselves? What an idiotic statement! It is patently obvious to me from the comments you have made in different discussions that you have lived a life of privilege and have never given an honest day's work in…

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Quincy Fire Department to hold news conference at 1:30 regarding the fire

The Quincy Fire Department responded to a five-alarm fire that gutted a wood refinishing business located at 219 Oak Street in Quincy.

The call came in around 8:20 p.m. Sunday and was quickly escalated to five-alarm status. Flames were coming from the building as firefighters arrived and there was concern it would make its away around the block. Bayview Building Supply is located on the block northwest from the building.

Crews made entry into the building and encountered heavy smoke and had difficult visibility as they made their way to the back of the building. Fire was found on the second floor of the building.

The aerial truck was used to put water on the building's roof and crews cut a ventilation hole in the roof.

The fire was contained around 10:30.

The business, Salvage Lumber, is owned by Rick Delaney. John Heidbreder is the owner of the building.


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