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By Akasha Spino-Bybee

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It is safe to say that firefighters generally take on more responsibilities than the average Joe. On top of going to work every day, managing the fire department, and taking care of their families, they have to be available to fight fires when needed. Gaining the motivation is not the problem for the men at Fire District 6—their problem lies in funding. Not having the proper equipment or storage space makes their jobs more difficult, and that is a true hardship for these men.

“We have four apparatus that sit outside year-round and our pancake breakfasts just aren’t bringing in enough money for a new building,” says Rhet Howard, Fire district 6 fire chief. “We’ve been hosting f...

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