1978 Firefighter Strike – Episode 3

In this final installment of our 3 part series on the 1978 Firefighter strike, we hear how the strike ended and the actual outcome of the event. 

This period in our history was a painful and frightening time for the citizens as fires burned throughout the city and police response times were slow. As you’ll hear in the recording some advancements were made and in the end the strike was somewhat successful. Whatever your opinion of this tumultuous time we hope you enjoyed this look back at the summer of 1978. 

Below is a link to the song you heard at the end of the interview. 


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