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The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Dec. 16, 1992

25 Years Ago

A shiny red fire engine for Shawville: On Dec. 22, the Shawville Clarendon firefighters got a couple of days to look over the new addition to the Shawville Clarendon Fire Department, a 1992 Ford diesel pumper truck with an extended cab.
The truck seats six (three in the front and three in the back) with hook ups to strap into the Scott Air Paks on the fly for the firefighters seated in the back.
Along with a 1,050 gallon-per-minute pump, the truck houses and 800 gallon plastic tank.
MOT depot slated for closure: On Dec. 4, Minister Sam Elkas and Associate Minister Robert Middlemiss announced that the Ministry of Transport would undergo and re-organization which will see the MOT depot east of Shawville on Highway 148 closed down.

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