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Support emergency services in Murrells Inlet and Garden City Beach
It’s important to pass the March 17 Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District referendum to maintain and improve upon our outstanding fire and EMS services and to enjoy the lowest fire insurance rates possible.
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This would help facilitate the constructing, equipping and manning of a new fire station to better serve the rapidly growing Burgess community and improve the increasing need for back-up coverage district-wide.
I know from first-hand experience that fires can double in size every minute. In many medical emergencies, care by paramedics can make all the difference if they can get there in under 5 minutes.
Passage of the March 17 referendum addresses these facts.
I’m voting yes. It makes good sense to me as a small investment in my family’s well-being and in the much greater reduction in homeowners and business insurance premiums.
I hope my neighbors will do the same.
Peter C. Schaumburg