Volunteer staff has been reduced
Hillsboro Fire and Rescue has reduced their staff to 13 people. Hillsboro Fire and Rescue Volunteer firefighters receved notices Thursday that their services will no longer be needed by the city of Hillsboro.
Hillsboro Fire Chief Jerry Powell says the department's 12 volunteer firefighters and all 14 of the part-time firefighters have received a notice. 12 full-time firefighters staff the Hillsboro Fire and Rescue, plus the fire chief. One person, is recovering from an operation droping the numer to 11.