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NM town's only 2 certified firefighters quit

They cited unqualified commanders for quitting

By Mike Bush
Albuquerque Journal

TORRANCE COUNTY, N.M. — These days, people who live in the northwest corner of Torrance County who experience a fire and call 911 for help may find themselves less than satisfied - maybe even devastated - by the response.

Fire District 2's only two certified firefighters have recently quit or been fired, leaving the area west and immediately southwest of Moriarty without an effective fire response team.

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