As many communities are asking lots of questions and weighing the costs – and the value – of their volunteer fire service, this columnist offers what I think is one of the most balanced news editorials I’ve seen about the volunteer fire service in quite some time. It offers food for thought and lessons to be learned for parties on both sides of this issue.
Read it here. Discuss it here.
BUFFALO NEWS: Bruce Andriatch – Ever mindful of emergency volunteers – http://www.buffalonews.com/city/columns/bruce-andriatch/article295324.ece
- Sparks Fly: http://eriecountyfireblotter.com/?p=4954
- Contract Battles: http://eriecountyfireblotter.com/?p=4918
- Report recommends consolidation: http://www.buffalonews.com/city/article70573.ece