Gogebic-Iron airport to receive $650,000 fire-rescue vehicle


October 11, 2018



BESSEMER — It appears Gogebic County will receive a $650,000 fire and rescue vehicle for the Gogebic-Iron Airport at a cost of $8,125.

The county board of supervisors on Wednesday approved a resolution authorizing a funding application for the vehicle.

Airport manager Mike Harma noted a federal grant will cover most of the costs of the 1,500-gallon fire truck. Iron and Gogebic counties will split the local $16,250 match.

County board member Joe Bonovetz, of Bessemer, said an emergency exercise in the county determined a smaller truck the Federal...

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