Lack of firefighters increasing homeowner's insurance

Md. insurance companies are not recognizing some fire stations because of the lack of staff

By Ben Weathers
The Capital

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — A lack of staffing at three Anne Arundel County fire stations is increasing homeowners' insurance rates and putting the public at risk, according to two county councilmen.

Councilmen Jamie Benoit, D-Crownsville, and Jerry Walker, R-Gambrills, who represent the Herald Harbor, Maryland City and Galesville communities, are vowing to push for more fire personnel in the coming budget cycle.

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