PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) --Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Thursday ordered an end to the fire department's controversial "brownout" policy.
Today I'm happy to announce that we have formally ended brownouts in Philadelphia's Fire Department. pic.twitter.com/eEtqbWi7QU— Jim Kenney (@PhillyMayor) February 11, 2016
A rotating list of fire stations would close in an effort to save money.
Firefighters hailed Thursday's decision, saying the temporary shutdowns affected response times.