Today is the deadline for two fire departments to sign a deal with the county.
How you feel about that deal depends on which side of the fence you’re on.
And yes, there is a fence.
Isle of Wight County has sparred with the Windsor and Carrollton fire departments over control of the facilities — with the possibility of the fire departments losing their funding.
The battle has raged in government meetings, in letters to The Smithfield Times, and most recently in a direct mailing to Carrollton residents.