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Nevada County Consolidated Names Chief

A surprising turn of events when it comes to the idea of sharing a fire chief with three different agencies. Officials from the Grass Valley and Nevada City Fire Departments, and the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District met last week to hear a proposal, but last night at Nevada County Consolidated’s Board Meeting, members decided last night to go ahead and appoint their own new chief…

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Board Chair Warren Knox says they took a look at some of the costs associated with the three-agency proposal, and one of the problems they have is overtime costs. They currently help Nevada City Fire staff it’s station…

Listen to Warren Knox 2

Knox says that’s not Nevada City’s or anyone else’s fault…

Listen to Warren Knox 3

Knox says Grass Valley and Nevada City could still be part of a three-agency agreement, with Turner as chief.

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