With a string of fires in Rappahannock towns, small fire brigades are short of manpower

RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY, Va. — Since April, there have been three major fires in Virginia’s Rappahannock River towns, disasters that local fire chiefs said they had never seen happen so close together. The series of tragedies has drawn attention to the challenges nationwide fire departments face in keeping communities safe. “Oh, it took about a minute,” …

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