Volunteer firefighters needed
By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD
Over 70 percent of the fire departments in the Unites States are volunteer departments. In Texas, the percentage is slightly higher at 77 percent of all departments are comprised of volunteers. What would happen if there were no volunteers to put out fires or responded to other emergencies in Dalhart, Hartley, Texline or Channing? Or better yet, what would happen if the volunteers that committed their time fell through on their obligation.
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