By Ryan Burnette-Lieutentant/PIO
Forest Vol Fire Department
The first quarter of the year has been extremely busy for Forest Fire Department.
March brought 53 calls for service, the largest being a 25 acre brush fire on Old Cifax Road. First Quarter totals for calls were 139, up 21 calls from the first quarter last year.
Members logged over 5,500 man hours this quarter responding to calls, training, public education, maintenance, fundraising, and administrative duties.