COLUMBIA — The Boone County Fire Protection District has given up its bomb squad. In a split decision Wednesday night, the board voted not to attempt the process of ending the FBI’s suspension, which began April 9 because the bomb squad did not meet the FBI’s minimum requirements.
Fire District gives up its bomb squad
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