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Airport receives new fire truck

 

September 21, 2019

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe Members of the Ironwood Township Fire Department attend a Tuesday training to familiarize the firefighters with a new fire truck at Gogebic-Iron County Airport. The Oshkosh brand firetruck is designed specifically for airport fires.

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Members of the Ironwood Township Fire Department attended a training on Tuesday to familiarize the firefighters with a new fire truck at Gogebic-Iron County Airport.

Michael Harma, airport manager, along with other staff, walked the firefighters through the features of the Oshkosh brand Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicle, which is designed for an airport ground emergency involving fires and even possible rescues of passengers and flight crews.

The 2019 model Striker 4x4 arrived on June 28, Harma said. The total cost of the vehicle was $662,869 of which the...



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