Status of Firefighters compensation and coverage in Spotsylvania County
If you care about Fire, Rescue & Emergency Management (FREM) in Spotsy County, take 4 minutes to watch this video. At the March 13th Board of Supervisors meeting, Justin Langridge, President of the Spotsylvania Career Firefighters Association spoke to the Board about concerns with firefighter’s compensation and coverage at the 11 County Fire Stations. Based on Mr. Langridge’s comments the Board has not addressed/responded to these concerns, at least not publicly. Despite implementation of the Evergreen compensation study inconsistencies still exist. Data also suggests Spotsy firefighters non-competitive pay is negatively impacting recruiting and retention of experienced firefighters. Stay informed and ask your Supervisor where they stand on this issue.