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Cottleville Fire District needs tax increase to meet standards

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

(KMOV) – The Cottleville Fire District says they need a 27-cent tax increase on the April 3rd ballot in order to pay for a fourth firefighter to meet standards.

Cottleville firefighters say a normal fire truck is supposed to have four firemen, a standard, to fight fires safely. Cottleville can only afford three at this time.

The fire district says by having one less firefighter, they are making their jobs extremely dangerous.

News 4 will have more information tonight at six and ten.

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