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Written by Mary Gibbs Kershner, Correspondent
February 21, 2024

            Chief Josh Borowski of the Hereford Fire Company informed the Hereford Board of Supervisors on Tuesday night that state police assistance can take up to two hours to respond when the fire company is called to an accident. 

            Recently, the fire company was called to assist with an accident involving a truck.  It took 45 minutes for the state police to arrive at the scene which necessitated volunteer firefighters to remain at the accident.  It took another 45 minutes for a tow truck to arrive.  When the tow truck eventually arrived it was unable to tow the vehicle.

            The state police then wanted the volunteers to remain at the scene to keep the road closed, despite the fact the truck was off the road.  The entire incident took over two hours.  Borowski worried he will not be able to request firemen to assist at an incident when it takes so much time for the state police to respond. 

            Borowski noted that he was informed there is only ...



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