Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Shared-Firefighting Pacts Weighed.

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

Moriarty, 3 Counties May Collaborate

The Moriarty Fire Department is close to finalizing mutual-aid agreements with other Torrance County departments as well as Santa Fe and Bernalillo counties.

Moriarty Fire Chief Karl Ehl said the agreements would essentially formalize guidelines spelling out when the Moriarty department will help out others and when other departments help Moriarty.

Ehl said the agreements have been drafted but must go through legal reviews and be accepted by the Moriarty City Council as well as other councils and commissions.

"It's a long process, but it will benefit everybody in the East Mountains and Estancia Valley," Ehl said. …

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