Wilkes-Barre Swears In Seven New Firefighters, City Leaders Say More on the Way

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Fire safety in one city got a big boost Monday morning.

Family and friends filled Wilkes-Barre City Hall as seven new firefighters were sworn in.

Four of the firefighters will be starting in about a month. The others will undergo more training.

City leaders say five more firefighters will be hired by the end of the year in Wilkes-Barre.

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