PRFD Board

Members of the Pilot Rock Rural Fire Protection District Board of Directors listen to the concerns Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, of members of the nonprofit Equity on Fire Organization at the fire department in Pilot Rock.

PILOT ROCK — The Pilot Rock Rural Fire Protection District board is getting more heat for keeping Capt. Brian Hemphill in its ranks.

Members of the organization Equity on Fire joined the board’s meeting Monday, Feb. 13, to express concerns over a perceived promotion of Hemphill.

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