Norton Firefighters working 3rd shift for free

NORTON, OH (WOIO) - Norton Firefighters will be volunteering their time to keep residents safe.

When a fire levy failed in November, the new fire station was not going to be manned from Midnight to 6AM, effective January 1st.

However, firefighters are going to take turns filling in that overnight shift, out of concern for residents.

This is only a temporary fix. There is another levy on the ballot March 6th.

If that levy fails, the station will not be staffed during those hours, making for a very dangerous situation.

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