HAMTRAMCK, MI - JANUARY 09: Firefighter EMTs Jon Davis prepares to load a patient into an ambulance January 9, 2011 in Hamtramck, Michigan. Last year the fire department responded to over 3,000 ... more 
HAMTRAMCK, MI - JANUARY 09: Firefighter EMTs Jon Davis prepares to load a patient into an ambulance January 9, 2011 in Hamtramck, Michigan. Last year the fire department responded to over 3,000 calls. The city of Hamtramck is considering filing for bankruptcy protection while it struggles to meet its financial obligations. If approved the bankruptcy filing would be the first for a city in the state of Michigan. The majority of the city's budget goes toward the police and fire departments. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) less 
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Mon, Jan 10, 2011 5:37 AM EST