Volunteer firefighters battle more than blazes

The village of Ephraim’s volunteer fire department is facing a couple of problems that are not fire-related. Along with not finding enough volunteers to help fill the day time staffing, the department is also facing the problem of some employers not letting volunteers leave work to handle emergency situations. Fire Chief Justin MacDonald says this problem is causing their response times to be slower.



MacDonald adds that his department is always looking for more volunteers and to remember to have a safe Labor Day weekend.

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