Stories tagged with: Volunteer Fire Departments

December 8, 2012 - 3:12pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

There's a struggling with-in area volunteer fire departments.

The departments said they are seeing a lack of volunteers from firefighters to emergency medical technicians.

"It's getting harder and harder partly because of the busy life everybody leads," said Chief Ted McNamara of Gratiot Fire and National Trail Volunteer Fire Department. "The commitment to it and the training. The training keeps going up. We're getting more diversified. We have several different...

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