The Todd Volunteer Fire Department is back on the job.

The Watauga Democrat reports that as of Friday afternoon, the department announced that it was back in service and would be answering fire and first responder calls. T

he Todd Fire Department has been out of service since last summer after a lapse in it's insurance and also dealing with a number of financial issues.

The Department has a new board of directors that has worked with Watauga and Ashe County officials to address the issues and bring the department back online.