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Town Pump grant adds Hose Monster to Fire Department arsenal


Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

A Little Hose Monster is on display Monday at the Havre Fire Department in Havre. The Hose Monster was given to the department via a grant from Town Pump.

The Town Pump Charitable Foundation has donated $2,600 worth of equipment to the Havre Fire Department through a grant program, and Assistant Fire Chief Nathan Courtnage said the city's firefighters have already put their new Little Hose Monster to use.

Havre's Hose Monster is a part of a 10-piece hydrant flow testing bundle that is used "to measure water flow-rate and to diffuse and divert discharge water in fire pump testing, fire flow testing, and main flushing," according to The Hose Monster Company website.

The device is meant to help measure water pressure levels in fire hydrants, w...

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