Putting in thirty thousand hours
Hanna Fire Chief Mark Kostovny discusses time, support for volunteer fire department
March 17, 2022
Hanna Fire Chief Mark Kostovny gave a report to Hanna Town Council on March 8.
"I just thought it would be good for you to know who is helping us and what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter," Kostovny told the council. "There are a lot of elements going on to keep a volunteer fire department going."
Kostovny said the Hanna Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) answered 122 calls in 2021.
As of March 12, there have been 32 calls this year.
"In 2021 we spent 1,071 hours on total fire call time, 474.5 hours to work on the trucks and building, 435 hours for meetings that happened once a month,...