03/22/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Fire Department Ditches Plan to House Inmate Firefighters In Malibu

The Los County Angeles Fire Department has scrapped a plan to use a fire station in Malibu as a temporary location to house inmate firefighters displaced by the massive Station fire.

Faced with opposition from local residents, Los Angeles County Fire Chief P. Michael Freeman informed the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in a letter that his staff would be looking elsewhere.

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