Metro Atlanta Fire Department In ‘Hot Seat’ Over Claims Of Unfair Pay

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Marietta Fire Department and city council are in the ‘hot seat,’ according to firefighters who demand oversight on a new pay scale. City personnel claims the new scale offers little salary equity among the ranks.

“I worked at the fire department putting my life on the line, putting my future health on the line with all the chemicals we get exposed to as a firefighter,” paused Ron Presley. “And I finished my career making $18.40 an hour, that just seems a little low.”

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