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Ewing board pledges funds for firefighting equipment

Ewing Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department will receive funds for equipment from the village board of trustees.

Ewing Fire Chief Ryan Schrunk told trustees that $20,000 has been secured toward the purchase of a cordless jaws of life.

“We’ve got approximately $20,000 committed, but we are continually looking for more funds,” he said.

The pricetag for the piece of equipment runs near $30,000.

Village trustees approved $10,000 toward the purchase of a cordless jaws of life and earmarked another $10,000 toward a powerlift cot during its April 10 meeting.

Shrunk said the fire department is working...


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