More Fire Departments Turning to Full-Time Chiefs

8:38 pm
Sun June 8, 2014

More Fire Departments Turning to Full-Time Chiefs

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Many communities are finding that the demands are too great for job of fire chief to be part-time
HARTFORD - Economic and revenue trends are pushing local governments deeper into frugality. However, many Southwest Michigan communities are spending more money for full-time fire chiefs after decades of operating with part-time leadership.