SKFR: Quit using scare tactics

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue is again asking for more money. This time for more money to demolish five fire stations and build three new ones. They claim that the new buildings will decrease response time.

I want the fire districts to quit using this so-called “response time” thing as a scare tactic aimed specifically at the older generation.

But the truth is, my friends, SKFR response time will change very little if any. The reason is that with all the so-called roundabouts and the huge increase in traffic locally, travel time from point A to point B is taking a lot longer than it took a few years ago.

I’m old, but I don’t fall for scare tactics.

Rob Daugherty