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Life saving device donated to BVFD

 

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Area rescue volunteers train on new equipment.

The Bushnell Volunteer Fire Department recently received a donated life-saving, grain bin rescue tube from Farm Credit Services, according to Chief Klent Schnell. FCS donated more than 400 of these devices, which sell for more than $3,000, throughout an 8-state region, Schnell said.

"Keith Wasielewski, a member of our department, was the driving force to get Bushnell Fire Department on the list for this great donation," Schnell said. "He was in contact with Farm Credits Crop Insurance agent, Carmen Egging-Draper, who coordinated with Outstates Data Services, the manufacturer and trainer of...



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