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FINDLAY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
It's been less than a year since the Findlay Downtown
Fire Task Force was created to prevent downtown structure fires, but checking
buildings for violations is taking longer than they originally planned.
There is only one inspector, who is occasionally assisted
by two other firemen. They say it's difficult for their small crew to walk
through every downtown building.
"I'm not out to cost anybody a lot of money, I'm looking
for simple things that can save a life," explained Eric Habegger, the fire
inspector. "Smoke detectors, emergency lights."
Habegger says they have inspected 90 downtown buildings
since last September. He says he is doing the best he can, but it's not likely
any additional firefighters will be joining the task force. More than a dozen
of their jobs are on the line after a failed tax renewal.
"It's a fact of life. Nobody likes taxes," Habegger said.
"We work with what we've got and do the best we can."
Habegger says he likes to think his inspections help save