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Homeowner whose house burned down gets $20,000 bill from Rural Metro. A subscription controversy from Arizona.
Rural Metro charges $1500 per rig and $150 per firefighter.Read More »
Making a bad situation worse. Obion County, TN wants firefighters to be on the hook if county makes mistake in the 'pay for spray' subscription list.
If the information is wrong about someone trapped or the subscriber list kept by Obion County, the county says the firefighters should be responsible.Read More »
Pay for spray in South Fulton, Tennessee could be changed today. Town is voting on putting out the fire & billing later.
Do you think the Fire Critic will finally admit he was wrong on this one?Read More »
'Pay for spray' update: Tennessee's South Fulton FD says it was not on scene of controversial fire. Local chief says Kentucky company got close but had no authority to act.
The facts are a bit different but the dilemma for firefighters remains.Read More »
Local chief gives update on Obion County, TN 'pay for spray' policy. Union City's Kelly Edmison says tax is cheaper than subscription,
Chief Edmison writes STATter911.com to update us on chiefs' efforts to change subsciption plan.Read More »
Obion City, TN firefighter speaks out against county 'pay for spray'. Says name confusion has people making death threats against his department.
Coverage of most recent Obion County incident here & here Previous coverage here, here, here, here, here, here and here Randy Evans has been a volunteer firefighter for 30 years and is a member of the Obion City Fire Department. His department is one that serves Obion County with a subscription fire service but was not involved in Monday's fire ...Read More »
South Fulton, Tennessee's Fire Department makes news after watching another house burn. 'Pay for spray' subscription policy in Obion County brings more heat for firefighters.
South Fulton mayor likes policy.Read More »
UPDATE: Obion County, TN officials vote to expand subscription fire service after South Fulton controversy. Public vote on fire tax in 2012. Union City Chief Kelly Edmison reacts in a guest column.
Subscription service to expand from three departments to eight.Read More »
A better (but not good) answer to the Tennessee pay to spray fiasco. Plus, Dave becomes a critic of The Fire Critic.
My FireEMSBlogs.com brother gets it wrong.Read More »