Some laid off firefighters are keeping their fingers crossed

Some Cleveland Firefighters could be getting their jobs back.

19 Action News has learned that a formal request is under review by FEMA.

Safety Director Martin Flask tells us that they got verbal approval of a grant, they're just waiting on written confirmation.

Once approved, some 20 firefighters could be hired back thanks to this grant.

The returns will be effective July 11, 2011.

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