As an example, insurance for an average
Harrigill said quotes obviously vary based on a number of factors.
In the case of
Carter said when he was on scene at the
"We had 16 volunteers on the scene in less than 30 minutes," Carter said. "When you can do that, it looks very good for the rating bureau."
The crews from the different volunteer stations also clearly knew what they were doing, Carter said.
"The city took the lead, but the volunteers were in the middle of it," he said. "You couldn't tell who was a volunteer and who wasn't. Yes, the volunteer program is working."
While Carter said the volunteers are strong at responding all over the county, the difference in
Carter said on top of 4-inch lines providing more water, putting too much pressure on the 2-inch lines could cause a rupture.
"This is certainly a service we need to try to improve up on in the county," Carter said. "It is a big issue for residents when you are able to lower fire ratings for them because they benefit greatly from it."
Carter said a priority of the supervisors ought to be improving water lines district-wide. A problem the county gets into are the different water associations.
"They all have different people that run them," Carter said. "Some of them are good, some of them are not."
"All four departments have been doing good," Johnson said. "All are responding to help each other and we are doing training together.
"We are working together and communicating well."
Carter also encouraged more people to consider serving their community and becoming volunteer firefighters. He said if you are interested contact
(c)2016 The Natchez Democrat (Natchez, Miss.)
Visit The Natchez Democrat (Natchez, Miss.) at www.natchezdemocrat.com
Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.