Blaze scours site
Ford said he is puzzled why it took so long for the department to get the call.
“I don’t see how people didn’t see it,” Ford said.
While no one was injured, in the process of squelching the flames a couple of firefighters overheated.
Forty-five minutes after the emergency call was issued, Ford said, 12 firefighters had responded, including three firefighters from Choudrant.
“The problem that we’re having is getting people to turn out,” he said. “We’re having such low numbers.”
The written record, issued by Cross, yielded a count of 19 responders in total.