Quail Ridge blaze to cost town, state...

Quail Ridge blaze to cost town, state $330K (4 a.m.)

There are 3 comments on the Las Cruces Sun-News story from Mar 23, 2011, titled Quail Ridge blaze to cost town, state $330K (4 a.m.). In it, Las Cruces Sun-News reports that:

Initial estimates of the cost of the Quail Ridge Fire, which destroyed more than 13 homes, is more than $30,000 to the town, and is expected to be more than $300,000 to the state to fight the blaze, officials said Tuesday.

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silver city star

Huntsville, AL

#1 Mar 23, 2011
lets hope it all gets resolved.
Mary Taylor

Huntsville, AL

#2 Mar 23, 2011
$300,000 to the state to fight the blaze, officials said Tuesday.
"And these are initial and conservative estimates," Silver City Town Manager Alex Brown said.

If you do the math it appears like the hourly rate paid to each of the firefighters is $53.00, where can we apply?

Silver City, NM

#3 Mar 23, 2011
Just stop by the fire station Mary. we'll be glad to take your application. there is of course the academy to go through but then you get your bunker gear and 53.00/ hour

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