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After Nearly A Decade, Bushnell Has Its Day

Fire Dept. Celebrates 100 Years

Bushnell Day 2021 reappeared after almost a decade of nonexistence. The day began with a parade complete with Bushnell fire trucks celebrating 100 years of service to the community, Kimball and Dix fire trucks, princesses, the VFW, and Bushnell Day King Bruce Sigette and Queen Wilma Lockwood-Sigette.

According to Bushnell Fire Chief Klent Schnell, "A group of Bushnell citizens formed a fire department in 1921."

The department has come a long ways from the initial equipment of a hose cart, ladder, hose and two half gallon chemical fire extinguishers. Now, the 19 members of the Bushnell Fire Dep...

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