Durango fire using tax increase to hire staff, make improvements

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Durango fire using tax increase to hire staff, make improvements

Voters approved higher mill levy in November
Durango Fire Protection District Chief Hal Doughty said the district plans to increase staff, purchase vehicles and remodel Station No. 3 on 32nd Street after voters approved a property tax increase in November.

Durango fire using tax increase to hire staff, make improvements

Durango Fire Protection District Chief Hal Doughty said the district plans to increase staff, purchase vehicles and remodel Station No. 3 on 32nd Street after voters approved a property tax increase in November.

Durango fire using tax increase to hire staff, make improvements

The Durango Fire Protection District plans to remodel Station No. 3 on 32nd Street on the north end of Durango. A trailer will provide temporary bedrooms for staff at the station.

Durango fire using tax increase to hire staff, make improvements

The Durango Fire Protection District plans to staff a second ambulance every day at Station No. 2 in downtown Durango. The second ambulance crew should decrease response times in the busiest area of town.

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