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Bill expands pool of eligible firefighters for Delanson department

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A bill that would give the Delanson Volunteer Fire Department a larger recruiting pool was unanimously approved Tuesday by the state Assembly. Due to the village's small population, the department has struggled to keep its membership up. Like all fire departments in the state, it is limited by a state law that requires 45 percent of a department’s members to live within the district. The bill would waive that requirement for the Delanson department and ...

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