It pays to fight fires

Four L.A. city firefighters made $200,000 in salary and overtime last year and dozens of others got more than $150K, the Daily News' James Nash reports today. Some firefighters are making six figures in overtime alone.

Also in the Daily News: Rick Orlov reports on the cross dressing and mock lap dancing at a roast for city council president Alex Padilla that raised $500,000 for diabetes research.


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