People in car crashes in DeKalb County will soon begin paying for the first time if crews must extricate them from the wreckage.
The county has adopted a $250 fee for anyone who must be cut from a crash by the county’s Fire Rescue Department. The service had been free.
County officials said the new charge will put $750,000 into county coffers, at a time when the county is proposing a tax hike and layoffs to balance its budget.
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