Neighboring volunteer fire departments to cover New Hope after firefighters quit

Staff Photo by Olivia Ross / Former Fire Capt. Robert Kortz holds up documents Monday while talking to members of the media. New Hope, Tennessee, firefighters resigned Monday over differences with Mayor Mark Myers.

Note: This story was updated July 25 to correct the name of the spokesperson for the state fire marshal.

Neighboring volunteer fire departments in Marion County, Tennessee, will provide services to the town of New Hope after most of the town's firefighters resigned en masse Monday, citing a possible lack of...