If you read my article in the Boone Examiner or the Coal Valley News, you should understand what we’re up against. If the funding isn’t there, fire departments will close their doors and the result of which will be to the detriment of the citizens we serve.

As a firefighter, the death of a fire department is one of the worst things to endure.

As a citizen, the death of a fire department will hit your pockets much worse than the tax increase you would see if the department was properly funded. …The insurance fees would sky rocket on most, because other fire departments are typically too far away to give you a break on you insurance rates.

http://booneexaminer.com/the-changing-face-of-the-volunteer-fire-service-p921-1.htm

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