The Blue Ridge Fire VFD Responds to the Spirit Article referenced in the Thread HERE in a letter to the editor in Today's Spirit (8/15/2012)
The letter, in part states
Read the letter in its entirety HEREThe Board of Directors of the Blue Ridge Mountain Volunteer Fire Company was shocked to learn of the article regarding their station that appeared in the Spirit of Jefferson. Fred Collins did not have the authority or approval of the board to make the statements he made at the meeting of the county commission...
...Any questions regarding these matters can be directed to Earl Cogle, chief at 304-616-8557 or Sari Croson, treasurer at 304-279-8900.