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Originally slated to open this Sunday, Krispy Kreme said it has not yet broken ground on an Alaska franchise.Sean Doogan

Willow firefighters say they’ve agitated to raise local taxes to make essential upgrades. But, they say, they’ve been stymied by opposition from the very people supposed to be on their side: the three-person board of supervisors that runs the local fire service area.

 

Zaz Hollander
Willow's fire department covers 100 square miles with some of the oldest equipment in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, a moldy fire station and rising frustration that's led to a public "letter of discontent" with the board of supervisors in charge of it all. Zaz Hollander

Willow firefighters frustrated over stations and equipment lash out at board

February 25, 2015 - 8:00pm -- mdent
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Loren Holmes / Alaska Dispatch News

Willow's fire department covers 100 square miles with some of the oldest equipment in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, a moldy fire station and rising frustration that's led to a public "letter of discontent" with the board of supervisors in charge of it all. 

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