Onslow-Belmont fire department reduces service rate

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TRURO - For the second straight year, the Onslow-Belmont Fire Brigade has cut the fire service rate for area residents.

"I tell you I couldn't be prouder of these people," Coun. Doug MacInnes said in reporting the information to council.

"These are a great bunch of people and good stewards of public money."

Last year, the brigade cut its fire service rate from 12 cents per $100 of assessment to 11 cents. This year, it decreased the rate a further two cents from 11 cents to nine cents.

"That's two years in a row," Deputy Mayor Bill Masters added. "That's a hard act to follow."

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