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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

No new fire truck now


April 12, 2018

The Flomaton Town Council voted to spend about $3,000 to repair an old fire truck with hopes of planning how to purchase a new truck in the future.

Former Fire Chief Jimmy Brantley told the council Monday night one of the trucks keeps failing the pump test and it possibly needs a new clutch. He noted there is no explanation for the failed pump test but said it would cost about $2,000 to replace the clutch. He also said it could be more once a mechanic got to the root of the problem.

“Cutting to the chase, do we need a new fire truck?” asked Councilman Buster Crapps.

“I don't know your...

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