Voters approve four of five proposed fire districts in Marshall County

Voters approved four of five proposed fire districts in Marshall County Tuesday. (Photo from WHNT's Carson Clark.)

Voters approved four of five proposed fire districts in Marshall County Tuesday. (Photo from WHNT's Carson Clark.)

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Voters inside of four of the five proposed fire districts approved paying a five dollar per month fee to support local volunteer fire  departments.  Voters inside of the Georgia Mountain, Hebron, 4-C and Waterfront districts all voted in support of the measure.

However, voters inside of the Swearengin district voted no by a wide margin, 180-70.

Richard Lawson with Georgia Mountain, who had helped organize the measure, was pleased that four of the five passed.   He did say he’s very concerned about the future of the Swearengin department.

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