Counties getting record-setting requests for heating assistance
Richard Kremer, Wisconsin Public Radio
Counties say they're getting record numbers of calls from people seeking emergency heating assistance.
Judy Demers directs Barron County's Health and Human Services Department. She says they normally get five to 10 calls a day for heating assistance, but the need is far greater this winter.
“We've been getting 70 to 80 calls a day over the past ... week and a half,” she said.
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