A unit at Alachua County Fire Rescue is being taken out of service due to a lack of firefighters
Published: Jun. 1, 2022 at 1:22 AM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Alachua County Fire Rescue is taking a unit out of service due to a lack of firefighters.
Fire Chief Harold Theus says the agency has struggled to maintain an adequate workforce.
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The department has relied on mandatory overtime to make up for staffing shortages but now, Rescue Unit 24 is being taken out of service starting Wednesday, June 1st.
The unit was located at Station 24 on NW 143rd St.
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