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Detail pay escalates for Boston firefighters

Loose rules prompt questions on program rare among big cities

By Andrea Estes
Globe Staff / February 13, 2006

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Boston firefighters are making millions on a little-known detail program that requires private businesses to pay for off-duty firefighters who stand guard at events that fire chiefs deem potential hazards -- anything from weddings with candlelit tables to festivals where vendors cook with propane. (Full article: 1425 words)

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