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Island Crossroads – Fire Department in Crisis?
June 6th, 2017 by Eric Pryne
FIRE DEPARTMENT IN CRISIS?
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue leaders say they’ve got big problems — not enough staff, aging equipment, crumbling stations — and those shortcomings could affect you the next time you require the department’s services. One possible solution: A property-tax increase. Learn more about VIFR’s challenges on “Island Crossroads.”
Host: Eric Pryne. Guests: Chief Charles Krimmert, Fire Commissioner Brigitte Schran Brown, 50-year volunteer firefighter Mike Kirk, and citizen advisory committee member Melinda Powers.
Recorded: June 5, 2017.