Brown: Hays firetrucks not rugged enough for rural fires (VIDEO)
The Ellis volunteer fire department and the Trego County rural fire department have been responding to and assisting with the rash of 18 suspicious fires just outside of Hays the past two weeks.
The city of Hays fire department has not helped.
Fire Chief Gary Brown explains the “city is not equipped for firefighting in rugged country:”
Brown says there have not been any suspicious fires in Hays, noting all the fires occurred outside the city limits.