About the Green’s Har­bour/ho­peall fire depart­ment:

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• Es­tab­lished — 1976; • Mem­ber­ship — 14, in­clud­ing two fe­males; • Train­ing — Mon­day nights; • Lead­er­ship — Chief Aaron Hil­lier, 1st as­sis­tant chief Keith March, 2nd as­sis­tant chief Justin Ware­ham, fire capt. Mark Ware­ham; • Equip­ment — 2006 fire­fight­ing tanker truck (1,500 gal­lons); also re­ceived a grant for the pur­chase of a new 18 hp por­ta­ble pump; • Emer­gency con­tact — call to a fire­fighter, but plans un­der­way to pur­chase re­gional pag­ing sys­tem; • Cov­er­age area — Green’s Har­bour (some 300 house­holds) and Ho­peall (some 100 house­holds); • Op­er­at­ing funds — home­own­ers pay $70 an­nu­ally, while busi­nesses are charged any­where from $200 to $500.

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