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  • Ida Approves Fire Hall Plan

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    Monroe Evening News
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    IDA TOWNSHIP -- Faced with a sea of Ida Township Volunteer Fire Department jackets Tuesday night, the township board voted to reverse a month-old course and approved unanimously plans for nearly $300,000 in renovations to the fire hall


  • Fire Damages Women's Shelter

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    The Detroit News
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    PONTIAC -- Battered women and children who fled abusive homes are again seeking a place to live after a Sunday fire destroyed a portion of a nonprofit shelter


  • Brothers Die in House Fire

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    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    Two young boys are dead after flames swept through their home in southwestern Michigan overnight.


  • Fire Departments Experiencing Lack of Volunteers

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    WNDU-TV
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    Chief Harold Munson of the Dowagiac Fire Department remembers, "When I first came on 22-years ago, there was a waiting list for on-call firemen that wanted to get on the fire department." The waiting list no longer exists and sign-up sheets are short.