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Bessemer Township's new fire engine saves day


Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

THE BESSEMER Township Board met Monday evening in Ramsay. The board, from left, Beverly Ikola, Debbie Janzak, and Jeff Randall discussed adding the new fire engine to the emergency plan based on its hurculean efforts to pump water to Indianhead when the pump station froze and the reception of nearly $300,000 from the DNR to revitalize the downtown park in Ramsay.


BESSEMER TOWNSHIP — The Bessemer Township board met on Monday evening and Jeff Randall, Board Supervisor discussed how the new Firetruck saved the day for Indianhead prior to the Christmas surge of visitors.

Apparently the wind blew the door open at the Indianhead Pump station after it was inspected and the station froze solid Dec. 19. The township lent their workers to the Gogebic Range Water Authority to thaw the station while sending a team of volunteer firefighters and the new engine to the site.

The firetruck handled the pressure of the i...

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