Council limits use of alcohol at fire hall

By Patrick Fisher, Staff Writer

The New Prague City Council recently brought to an end months of discussion as it approved an amendment to its personnel policy concerning the city's volunteer firefighters and intoxicating beverages.

Talks began in February between the council and members of the New Prague Volunteer Fire Department about the consumption of alcohol in the department's portion of the New Prague Emergency Service Center, at 505 Fifth Ave. There were also concerns about firefighters who might report for duty under the influence.

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