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Would you pay $1,000 to put out a fire in your house?

You would most likely say all of your possessions in your home, your memories, and the home itself, it priceless. People who believe that in a town called Passaic, New Jersey, may soon have to put their money where their mouth is. Why? Because the town may force people to pay for emergency service, to the tune of  $1,000 for house fires, $600 for car fires.. and who knows what else..

The town, like others, is broke. But the idea of paying for services that technically people are already paying for is controversial at the least. 


No word on whether Passaic would be as extreme as those were in the rural Tennessee town..
No word on how much it will cost to rescue a cat from a tree.

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