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By Tim Leeds 

City council switches fire truck donation from Kremlin to Rudyard


Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Havre Fire Chief Mel Paulson laughs as the Havre City Council discusses Monday the accidental donation of a fire truck to the wrong department at City Hall in Havre. In a lighthearted meeting, the council retracted the donation of a truck to Kremlin and corrected their mistake by approving the donation to Rudyard.

Havre City Council Monday rescinded the donation of a fire truck to the Kremlin Volunteer Fire Department then donated the truck to Rudyard Volunteer Fire Department - and poked some fun at Havre Fire Chief Mel Paulson in the process.

"If this wouldn't have been on the agenda there wouldn't have been anything there," Council Member Eric Meis said.

"It gave us a reason to be here," Council Member Denise Brewer said.

Rescinding the donation to Kremlin and donating the fire truck to Rudyard were the only items on the agenda.

The fire department decided after it acquired its first new fi...

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