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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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Haulin' it for Heroes

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Poker Run set for July 5

The inaugural Haulin’ It For Heroes motorcycle poker run to benefit Six String Heroes takes place Saturday, July 5, in Quincy and the surrounding area.

Six String Heroes provides free guitars and lessons to veterans. The program is based out of Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, with lessons available in Quincy at Second String Music and Vancil Performing Arts.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. at Second String Music, Fifth and Maine, Quincy. Ride briefing is at 10:30 and bikes will depart by 10:45.

The event finished up at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Mendon about 3 p.m. Riders are invited to stay for the opening ceremonies of the Mid-America Salute To Veterans at the fairgrounds.

The first hand is $10 with additional hands $5 each.

Proceeds will benefit Six String Heroes. For more information about the program and event, contact Mike at (217) 440-0825, or Rodney Hart at (217) 223-8008.


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