Requirement in health law threatens volunteer firefighting system predominant in rural America

  • Article by: ALANNA DURKIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 5, 2014 - 12:10 PM

FREEPORT, Maine — Fire chiefs and lawmakers are working to protect the system of volunteer firefighting that has served rural America for more than a century but is threatened by an ambiguity in President Barack Obama's health care law.

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