Metro Louisville has 18 fire departments serving the suburban fire districts. The Dixie Suburban Fire Protection District is looking to merge with Pleasure Ridge Park FPD. I applaud both fire departments for striving to save money and provide a better service to the people they serve. Read the article at the Courier-Journal.
I believe more departments in the suburban fire district need to look at merger. Put down your egos, and look at how it can serve your stakeholders.