Annexation a win-win for Medical Lake, Spokane Fire District 3
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 7/25/2019 at 9:12am
After working for Spokane County Fire District #3 from 1981-2016, I believe the annexing of the two departments together is a positive move for the citizens of both entities. It would fiscally impossible for the city of Medical Lake to provide the equal resources that Fire District 3 can offer to the city due to its size and assets.
Medical Lake offers a population base to recruit volunteers from as well as a group of highly trained and dedicated volunteers and some firefighting equipment/facilities. Finding volunteers today is increasingly challenging for many reasons. Competing For them...