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St. Paul Park bond proceeds used to buy fire gear

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A portion of the proceeds received from the November 2013 sale of a $423,000 general obligation bond will be used to purchase new helmets and bunker gear for the St. Paul Park Fire Department.

City Administrator Kevin Walsh said last week that the city’s needs changed since November and items for the department are needed.

Fire Chief Kurk Lee said new helmets are especially needed because the department’s current gear is more than a decade old.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
(651) 459-4629
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