Mont. Firefighters Find Used Replacement Pumper in N.Y.
Nov. 01--As early as Saturday, a decision could be made on a fire engine for Libby Volunteer Fire Department that will replace the agency's No. 1 pumper, a 36-year-old Ford that recently failed a capacity test.
Come Saturday morning, Assistant Chief Steve Lauer and firefighter Gary Wood, who is a mechanic and chassis specialist, will board a plane for Albany, N.Y., where they will inspect a 1993 KME 1,500 gallon-per-minute, 750-gallon reserve pumper for $35,000.
Lauer said the need to...
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