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SHFAD steadily rebuilding equipment with funds from bond


March 14, 2018

A NEW INCIDENT RESPONSE VEHICLE is ready to go to Hughes Fire in Springfield to installation of equipment.

The new water tender for Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District is in Prineville for installation of several final pieces of equipment before receiving striping and decals and deployment at the Crawfordsville fire station.

That's the latest development in a string of purchases made after district voters approved a $1.575 million bond in November 2016 to fund needed equipment and construction for SHFAD. The tender is one of three pieces of fire apparatus being purchased with bond money.

Hughes Fire Equipment is assembling a new rescue unit in Springfield, with arrival in Sweet Home expec...

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