Here's a story of some union firemen standing accused of torching their town after the mayor announces layoffs:
City officials suspect arsonists with a political bent were trying to scare residents after nine vacant homes were torched over a 20-hour span.
The rash of fires was worse than the city has seen on Devil’s Night in recent years, a night typically considered the worst night for arsons in Flint all year.
The fires started Wednesday about 30 minutes after Flint Mayor Dayne Walling announced that 23 firefighters would no longer be on the jobstarting Thursday morning.
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Via The Union Label blog.
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