County addresses VFD contract violations


Self-dispatching rule at center of matter

The new social media policy in volunteer fire department contracts was at the crux of the issue at the Hopkins County Commissioners Court Friday work session, and another new policy, one prohibiting self-dispatching, came under discussion. “If you research it…, there are no articles saying it’s good to self-dispatch,” Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom said. “All articles say it’s dangerous to…

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