RFD1 vs. the city of Havre, a year-long saga
Last updated 12/22/2021 at 12:03pm
This year, the city of Havre and the Rural Fire District 1 board spent nearly a year fighting over a contract that allows the city of Havre to provide fire suppression services outside of the city, a fight that ended up being one of the year’s biggest stories.
The city fire department provides services in the district, basically a ring around the city limits.
The conflict has been years in the making, with the city repeatedly asking for changes to the agreement that would see fire codes in the region locally enforced for the sake of residents’ safety and that of Havre’s firefighters...