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Monterey Park to keep local fire department

Monterey Park residents voted Tuesday to maintain local control of their fire department, Pasadena Star-News reports. In a special election, opponents of Measure FF — which would have transferred the city's fire services to Los Angeles County — defeated the initiative with 64 percent of the 5,500 votes.

City staff will finalize results Wednesday.

Read the full story from Pasadena Star-News.

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