Max Armstrong offers insight into the nation's fire-fighting crews, the work they do and the challenges they face

Max Armstrong shares news of funerals for firefighters in Minnesota and Indiana. Max shares interesting stats about firefighters, including their volunteer status and the many tasks they carry out. Max also shares the challenges facing this country's all-volunteer fire departments.

Midwest Digest is a twice-daily audio feature produced by Max Armstrong, offering news and commentary from across the Midwest.

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