Treasury Department: Volunteer firefighters won't need coverage under health law

  • Article by: ALANNA DURKIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 10, 2014 - 6:10 PM

AUGUSTA, Maine — Fire departments won't have to provide coverage to volunteer firefighters under the federal health care law, the U.S. Department of Treasury said Friday, easing concerns that the overhaul would force departments to slash volunteer hours or benefits.

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