Middletown Town Council met for just over 130 minutes on Wednesday night, with the topic of firefighter staffing being a reason many turned out for the meeting.

Many Middletown residents and firefighters were on hand for the meeting, hoping to put pressure on the town council to increase staffing at the fire department. WJAR has more on the meeting here – Middletown residents ‘frustrated’, pushing for increased firefighter staffing

The Town of Middletown has published the following video of the meeting;

If the video doesn’t load, you can also watch it here on YouTube.

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