Springer’s Vanishing Volunteer Firefighters Highlights Rural Problems | The Line

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November 15, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists look at what it means for a rural town, like Springer, New Mexico, to temporarily have no fire department.

Line Panelists:
Justine Fox-Young, former NM state representative
Sophie Martin, attorney
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law
Kristelle Siarza, Siarza Social Digital


For Further Reading:

Town Tries to Revive Fire Department After Last Firefighter QuitsKRQE



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