By Andi Bourne

Seeley Lake Rural Fire District Gets New Type III Engine


Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Seeley Lake Rural Fire District's new Type III Engine.

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Rural Fire District received their 1987 Type III fire engine this past week. Seeley Lake Fire Chief Bob Vanden Heuvel acquired the engine through a state program that offers used equipment to fire districts for the cost of shipping. The fire truck is a 6X6, 1,200 gallon tender with 22,000 miles on it. The district purchased it for $4,000 from Fort Drum, an Army base in Pittsburg, Penn.

At a special board meeting, Jan. 29, Vanden Heuvel gave district board members a tour of the new engine. He shared that the new engine came with new tires and chains at no additi...

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