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Fire Chief expresses concern over slashpile

At last week’s meeting of Pine Haven’s council, Fire Chief TJ Gideon spoke to the increasing volume of the slash pile due to the diligent work of town residents “cleaning up their yards and that’s great!”

The problem emerging is the size of the pile and the time until the town can safely burn it.

“It’s getting big so we most likely will not burn it until winter. It’s going to get too big and it’s getting to that point,” he said.

Looking to avoid closing the highly utilized space down, the chief did not come to the assembly empty handed.

“My recommendation to avoid closing it is to possibly pur...