Lawmakers are accusing the FDNY of hosing taxpayers and burning through cash by requesting new kitchens for firehouses — at a cost of $1.2 million apiece.
The hefty price tag even stunned members of the normally spendthrift New York City Council, who treated it as a five-alarm blaze during a Friday budget hearing on the fire department’s spending plan.
“That has to be a typo,” said Brooklyn Councilman Kalman Yeger.
When FDNY officials said the pricey ask wasn’t a mistake, Yeger responded, “I have the experience of four years [on the Council] and know when I’m being scammed.”
The councilman said the cost reminded him of the $2 million
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