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FFD's new engine/rescue truck has many features


The Farmington Fire Department's newest engine finally arrived last week, after a long journey through the snow from the Pierce Manufacturing plant in Appleton, Wis. It's not in service just yet, but firefighters expect to have it in use later this month.

The reason Engine 22 isn't being used yet is because there are so many new features on the truck, firefighters have to go through a few training sessions just to get familiar with the new rig.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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