Plan for paid vol. fire chief shakes up dept.

The former fire chief of the dept. resigned upon learning of the controversial plan


By Lynsi Burton
Skagit Valley Herald

ALGER, Wash. — Volunteer-based Skagit County Fire District 14, which covers the Alger area, is seeking a fire chief as part of a move to make the top spot a paid position.

But the decision comes with some controversy, prompting former Chief Dan Costanti to resign over the direction of the department and firefighters and to claim the department is unnecessarily wasting money on the position.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Plan for paid vol. fire chief shakes up dept.

  1. Tags
  2. Volunteer

Recommended Fire Department Management

Join the discussion