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EVFD holds meeting about new fire hall


April 28, 2017

Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department received a 1988 Pierce pumper truck from West Glendive Fire Department last year. The department doesn't have enough space to store the truck inside its current building.

Approximately thirty-five community members attended an informational meeting hosted by Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD) on Monday night. The meeting, held at Carter County Events Center, was about the department's need for a new fire hall.

Members of the department started the meeting by speaking about Insurance Service Office (ISO) fire ratings. ISO is a for profit organization that provides statistical information on risk. According to EVFD, Ekalaka currently has an ISO rating between nine and 10. The ISO rating range is from 10 to 1 with "1" being the best. Several factors can g...

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