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Givemeliberty - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
privatized police http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/03/03/texas-...
Givemeliberty - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I have thought the same thing specifically for the area affected by station 6. Another option would be privatization I think it would be a tougher sell as most Americans live in their little "only gov can do that" bubble, especially in this town where most wont let anyone but gov workers pick up their trash. But the idea of private fire protection and even police is nothing new and and should at…
pjohnf - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Let's just move to an all volunteer FD, you're paying for it. You get what you pay for so you decide and have the city council accede to your wishes.
pjohnf - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Nice, you attack me personally to get your opinion across. Bodies fight fires not buildings. FF's spend large portions of their shifts away from their stations, doing inspections, hydrant testing, equipment testing and maintenance, public education, training and other duties. Not all fires are down the block from fire stations. In an ideal world Quincy would have more fire stations, more FF's…
pjohnf - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Response time although important, it's not the most important factor for FF safety or public safety. If the FD shows up with inadequate personnel they can't put out the fire or perform victim rescue without putting both victim and FF lives in jeopardy.

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24th Annual Mart Heinen Club Chili Cook-Off

2 years, 3 months ago by Bob Gough

Chili Cook-Off will be held Sunday, January 20, at the Quincy University Health and Fitness Center’s Hall of Fame Room

The 24th annual Mart Heinen Athletic Booster Club Chili Cook-Off will be held Sunday, January 20, at the Quincy University Health and Fitness Center’s Hall of Fame Room (20th and Oak streets).  The event is open to the public from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. and features all-you-can-eat chili and soup tasting.  A raffle will also be held for a 39-inch Magnavox LCD television, a Sony digital camera, and a Sony clock radio.  Food tickets are $3 per person and raffle tickets are $5 each, three for $10, or seven for $20. 
 
The entry fee to compete in the Chili Cook-Off has been waived. Set-up time begins at 9:45 A.M. The first place winner will be awarded $200, with $150 going to second place and $100 for third.  Other prizes include $50 for best booth theme, first place in the soup category, and a people’s choice award.
 
For additional vendor information, please contact Vivian Funke at (217) 228-5432 ext. 3800.

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