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ND firefighters give up pension for new truck

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Firefighters in a town of about 100 people volunteered more than just their time to help the local community.

Knowing the department's almost 40-year-old fire truck needed replacing, members of the Great Bend, N.D., fire department gave up their retirement funds to buy a new one.


"We stuck a fair amount of money into (the old truck) every year," said Fire Chief Tim Fenske. "It was just old and slow and not the most reliable."

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