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Burning Questions: Cove Fire Chiefs, Firefighters, Residents Recall Worst Fires

A Morrisons Cove hairdresser missed a couple evenings and weekends in turning back the thermostat in her shop from 72 degrees to 68 and her electric bill came in $100 higher than anticipated.

Another Cove resident who cuts trees and sells firewood in his spare time reports a greater than even demand and early on was sold out of seasoned firewood.

Both people, and many others, are experiencing firsthand the reality of huge spikes in the cost of heating fuel forcing many to seek alternatives to heat their homes.

This scenario is one that causes concern among firefighters in the area, especially...


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