HUNTSVILLE — Who should be responsible for paying to maintain the radio repeaters that are used by Scott County’s volunteer firefighters?
That was a question entertained by Scott County Commission’s Emergency Services Committee last week, upon hearing from South Scott Volunteer Fire Department’s Tracy Jeffers, who approached commissioners on behalf of the Scott County Fire Association.
Prompting Jeffers’ address of commissioners is a faulty repeater on the south end of the county. That repeater — one of three used by firefighters to communicate during emergency situations — was struck by lightning during a recent thunderstorm and will require $1,800 to repair.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email email@example.com with the name and address to which your newspaper is mailed to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 423-569-6343.
The complete story can be found in the Sept. 14, 2017 print edition of the Independent Herald.