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Flagstaff Firefighters Voting On Residency Requirement

Flagstaff has become a victim of its own success. The rapid growth of the college town  — and the higher rents that come with it — is making it difficult for people to live there, including those who keep it safe.

But Flagstaff firefighters are required to live within a certain area not far from the city limits. The Flagstaff City Council will vote on whether or not to get rid of that requirement on Tuesday.

For more on this, The Show got a hold of Casey Gonzales.

He’s the president of the firefighters union there, United Flagstaff Firefighters Local 1505. He started, by outlining the current policy.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.