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Council OKs new truck for fire dept.

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The Rosemount City Council voted Tuesday to approve the purchase of a new fire pumper. The truck will cost the city about $530,000.

The new truck will replace a 25 year-old pumper truck. Assistant fire chief Jim Voelker said it's difficult to find replacement parts for the old truck and that while they haven't had any issues thus far the department fears the old truck will become less reliable.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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