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New tool for search and rescue

Pine Haven Volunteer Fire Chief TJ Gideon discussed an addition to the town's rescue vehicles at Friday's council workshop.

The department received an anonymous donation of $20,000 after the tragic accident a year ago that felled the community. These funds came with a codicil: "They said their only wish is they want this money to be used for something that will keep us safe and for rescue type stuff," the chief told those present.

He explained that, in the winter, the volunteer fire fighters and EMTs, "are called to the lake where we have to make the decision, do we walk out on that ice or not...

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