Do we need county fire service, or do we not?

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By Kenny Fogle

We’re playing with fire.

Well, most of us are not, but the politicians are. And we are the ones paying, literally, with our taxes and with our possessions and lives. In the disagreement between the city and the county, I can see the point of view of both and am reluctant to even comment, but each one of us has a dog in this fight, and we all owe it to the community to speak up. To be clear, the county does not have a fire department but helps support one, the “corporation,” by allowing the dues on the property tax bills.

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