Firefighter shortage at Disney World

Firefighter shortage at Disney World

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Union workers at Disney World say the park’s fire department is understaffed.

Leaders of the union representing firefighters say the problem is growing as the parks keep adding new attractions and hotel rooms.

At any given moment, 32 Reedy Creek firefighters are working a shift on Disney World property.

But the union leader says there should be at least 16 more on a shift. Disney officials say staffing levels are appropriate.

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