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By Gail and Dave Schlosser

Great volunteers and a great neighbor

Letter to the Editor


To the Editor:

We live in the city limits and had a fire on our property on Sept. 19 at about 2 a.m. Our neighbor alerted us, and when we looked out the window, we couldn’t believe the wall of fire. We kept thinking, “Where is the fire department?” But by the time we got outside with our little hose, we realized that they were already there.

It can’t be imagined how grateful we were to see them. The intensity of the fire diminished rapidly as they sprayed water on it. These volunteers, rousted from their beds in the middle of the night, were much appreciated by us. One of the men said that if a little more time had passed that the whole neighborhood would have been in serious trou...

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