The department recently received an audit from the
"I think it's great,"
Morrison said among the reasons the rating improved was the implementation in January of a program in which volunteer firefighters sleep at the station, improved training and a new fire engine.
He said having volunteers sleep at the station has been going well and that it has improved response times. Two volunteers are guaranteed to be at the station at night.
Residents and business owners can expect a decrease in fire insurance costs starting
The department also received new breathing apparatuses with air bottles and masks, and a new rapid intervention team kit that will help extract firefighters or civilians from a building during emergency situations.
The new gear came by way of a
Morrison said the grant was thanks to the
"Without their support, we would've been in the same position we have been in all these years (without new equipment)," he said.
"We are grateful to
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