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No one called volunteers

In answer to the letter about the Washington firefighters, I would like to respond.

We have in our little town of Washington a volunteer fire department. If no one calls to report a fire, we can’t respond. The CDF did not contact the fire chief, Merv Lee, or any other volunteer firefighter.

Maybe the writer should learn all the facts before he expresses his opinion or maybe he should have called someone for help. His point: “Why was no serious attempt for assistance given in this emergency?” No one let the volunteer fire department know there was an emergency. If notified, they would have responded immediately as they have always done in the past. Our whole community is outraged. Does that answer your question, “Where were the firefighters?”



Su DeCorte

Washington


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