Syracuse Post-Standard: Firefighters union chides Miner as city snowplow burns outside helpless fire station

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Firefighters union chides Miner as city snowplow burns outside helpless fire station

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A city snowplow caught fire Tuesday morning just feet from a fire station. The station, however, had no means to fight the blaze and had to wait for an engine to arrive from a mile away.

The local firefighters union used a photo of the burning truck to chide the mayor for cutting department funding four years ago.

"Pretty embarrassing when a DPW truck catches fire next to a fire station, but there's no engine housed there thanks to the mayor's budget cuts," a post on the union's Facebook page read.

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