Havre gets new truck


The Havre Fire Department has been awarded a $162,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a new rural firefighting vehicle.

The department now has a 1973 rural firefighting vehicle and a 1954 model.

The new vehicle called a wild lands interface vehicle still hasn't been picked out by the department, but the new one will be able to carry its own supply of water and be able to pump water faster than the two older models, Havre Fire Chief Dave Sheppard said.

The Havre Fire Department will have to match 10 percent of the total cost of the new vehicle, but that cost has alread...

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