fire departments http://wfpl.org en Chiefs Say Suburban Fire Departments Are Dangerously Underfunded http://wfpl.org/post/chiefs-say-suburban-fire-departments-are-dangerously-underfunded <blockquote><p><span style="color: rgb(44, 44, 44); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; ">Jefferson County&rsquo;s suburban fire districts&mdash;responsible for protecting nearly 187,000 homes and businesses&mdash;are tumbling toward a financial crisis that could force sweeping changes in the way the county fights fires.</span></p> Sun, 12 Aug 2012 14:25:00 +0000 Laura Ellis 1285 at http://wfpl.org