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Firefighters have fund-raiser

 

September 12, 2002



Havre firefighters are holding a fund-raiser Friday as part of their effort to raise money for a thermal- imaging camera.

The department needs $20,000 for the camera, which can help save lives by detecting people in burning buildings.

The camera finds all sources of heat, finding hot spots that would not otherwise be detectable.

"First and foremost is victim recovery," Havre fire chief Dave Sheppard said.

The exact model and unit of camera the department will buy still hasn't been picked out, but prices have been dropping, Sheppard said.

Most large fire departments in Montana already have t...



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