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MD council rekindles fire cost discussion

April 26, 2021
By FFIC Staff

Apr. 26, 2021, Pincher Creek, Alta. – In Alberta’s Municipal District of Pincher Creek, residents were billed $66,000 for last summer’s Snake Trail fire, the situation ignited debate around how fair the Pincher Creek Emergency Services Commission’s firefighting rates were. The municipal district council is also reviewing with the commission an alternative invoicing structure so the municipality would no longer need to play the middleman in dealing with bills. The Toronto Star reports. | READ MORE