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Fire Chief: Mutal Aid Across Area 'Put On Paper'


March 25, 2021

Daria Anderson-Faden

Kimball High School juniors Maddie Merryfield, Kaitlin Heeg and Amy Birkhoffer address the City Council last week to request Keno funds for the post-prom party. They received $500 in exchange for some community service.

Kimball Volunteer Fire Chief Andrew Bohac addressed the City Council on March 16 in regard to a mutual aid agreement.

According to Bohac, this agreement encompasses everything from Big Springs to the Wyoming line. Mutual aid has always been done, but according to Bohac, now they are just "putting it on paper."

One phrase sums up the agreement: "We pledge our assistance to each other in the use of fire apparatus, firefighters, medical or rescue emergency or natural disaster – whatever may be its cause."

Meanwhile, the Kimball High School junior class received $500 in Keno funds for its a...

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