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Tag: Auburn Fire Department

March
20th

AUBURN: Fire district needs voter support

I am a 28-year fire service veteran and retired chief officer from the Auburn Fire Department. I am also a resident in King County Fire District 44, where I served as a commissioner for six years.

I urge my fellow citizens to approve Fire District 44 Proposition 1 in the upcoming election. Like ourselves, our fire district has been a victim of the recession. It is important to remember that we are a volunteer fire department, supported by a small professional staff. The current fiscal situation is dire, and support staff have already been laid off.

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