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Temporary fire stations approved in Lowcountry

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BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

A plan for temporary fire stations in Bluffton has finally been approved. 

On Monday, Beaufort County council gave final approval to the Bluffton Township Fire District's plan to improve insurance ratings affecting Colleton River Plantation and Palmetto Bluff. 

The district has proposed authorizing overtime and hiring 24 new firefighters in response to the insurance services office downgrades, which have exposed hundreds of property owners inside the gated communities to higher home insurance premiums.

Read more: Island Packet Beaufort Gazette 

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