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Old 11-17-2018, 08:29 AM
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Originally Posted by sas318 View Post
Money really does buy everything, doesn't it? It's a clever business move for companies to make money and offer another service to their customers, and I imagine the pay is better for the firefighters too or at least a side income.

On a side note, if California ever runs out of water, I imagine rich people have the money to actually truck out-of-state water directly to their homes while average people die from dehydration. And they have private jets to fly them to another house out of state.

Do you actually have a coherent point, or do you just have an animus towards people who have more money than you?

Old 11-17-2018, 12:58 PM
Location: Central New Jersey
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If I had the kind of money they do, I'd have my own private everything too
Old 11-17-2018, 04:07 PM
Location: Honolulu, HI
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Rich people pay poor people to be surrogate mothers to their kids, ofcourse they're going to have private firefighters.
Old 11-17-2018, 04:09 PM
Location: In a vehicle.
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Originally Posted by elnina View Post
For some - including many firefighters from municipalities - protection from a deadly wildfire isn't something that some neighbors should be able to buy when others can’t.

Is this a story of the ramifications of economic disparity in this country?

I remember a time when there was some stories of the local fire dept would not respond unless you paid a monthly fee or yearly fee.

Old Yesterday, 07:33 PM
Location: Brawndo-Thirst-Mutilator-Nation
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Just viewing the news and seeing the properties in question............a LOT more by the
property-owners should have been done BEFORE the fires hit. Firefighters are a response to something that, for the most part, could have been prevented. You live in an area that regularly has some sort of natural-disaster, best to prepare for it.
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