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Yesteryear for Feb. 19, 2014
61 YEARS AGO -- Feb. 17-21, 1953
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Fire truck bought by city is latest thing out The purchase of a new Mack, Type 85, fire truck, has been announced by the city fire department. Described as a 750-gallon pumper with a booster tank capacity of 900 gallons, the new truck is said by manufacturers to be the latest thing in fire-fighting equipment. City council authorized purchase of the new truck after a specially appointed committee had made a thorough investigation of the city fire department’s equipment and its present and future needs.