rural fire service http://wkms.org en Obion Fire Chief and Firefighters Resign in Rural Fire Protection Fight http://wkms.org/post/obion-fire-chief-and-firefighters-resign-rural-fire-protection-fight <p>Obion Tennessee&rsquo;s fire chief and about 8 other volunteer firefighters resigned this week after a fight over rural fire protection.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:53:39 +0000 Shelly Baskin 19458 at http://wkms.org Obion Fire Chief and Firefighters Resign in Rural Fire Protection Fight Obion County Commission Approves Local Fire Service Districts http://wkms.org/post/obion-county-commission-approves-local-fire-service-districts <p>Obion County Tennessee Commissioners will allow three rural communities to provide membership-based fire service to their local customers. The county subscription service ends June 30, because County officials will no longer administer the fee. Clerk Vollie Boehms cites a state statute that prevents her from collecting the fee.&nbsp; The municipalities of Hornbeak, Samburg and Rives plan to take up the responsibility for fire service in their areas on July 1st. Hornbeak Fire Chief Bob Reavis&nbsp; says the local city council is expected to approve the new service tonight. Mon, 18 Jun 2012 21:29:09 +0000 Angela Hatton 18424 at http://wkms.org Obion County Commission Approves Local Fire Service Districts Obion County TN: Hornbeak Chief Wants His Own Subscription Service http://wkms.org/post/obion-county-tn-hornbeak-chief-wants-his-own-subscription-service <p>Time is running out for rural Obion County, Tennessee residents&#39; fire protection contracts, and at least one community fire chief is trying to ensure residents in his portion of the county will keep the service.</p><p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 17:13:58 +0000 Chad Lampe 18261 at http://wkms.org Obion County TN: Hornbeak Chief Wants His Own Subscription Service Proposed South Fulton Fire Service Ordinance http://wkms.org/post/proposed-south-fulton-fire-service-ordinance <p><span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; ">South Fulton Tennessee is working on a solution to a controversial rural subscription fire policy that has drawn negative attention to the city in the past. Last week, the city commission passed the first reading of an ordinance that would allow the fire department to respond to rural fire calls. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 19:44:14 +0000 Gary Pitts 17009 at http://wkms.org Proposed South Fulton Fire Service Ordinance