Confederate Railroad, Davisson Brothers Featured In Fairlea VFD Benefit Concert

By Robert Bordelon

When the Fairlea Volunteer Fire Department isn't coordinating with departments throughout the county to control an apartment complex blaze, a committee within the department is coordinating with managers out of Nashville, Tennessee, and the State Fair of West Virginia to bring a concert to the fairgrounds for Saturday, June 2.

Although the department receives funds from the state, expected upcoming expenses are higher than the expected amount, according to firefighter and committee member Pocko Grimmett, such as the approximate $3,500 replacement of airpacks used by firefighter any time they require assisted breathing due to smoke, fire, fumes, or anything else.

Read more in the Thursday, May 31, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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