Crane Fire

The Freeport Fire Department ensures a fire that ignited inside of a crane Friday afternoon along Highway 332 is extinguished.

FREEPORT — Despite being in the middle of a budget year, City Council fast-tracked Fire Chief Chris Motley request for firefighters and EMS staff to receive salary increases.

The reason is simple — recruitment and retention.

Kent Holle is a reporter for The Facts. Contact him at 979-237-0154.

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