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City of Fairbanks
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Fairbanks Fire Station

Short staffing is challenging City of Fairbanks public safety operations. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports city police, fire and dispatch leaders all report struggling to cover shifts and calls, resulting in excessive overtime, burn out, high turnover and younger less experienced staff.