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Firetruck, station damaged in northern Iowa

September 4, 2014
Associated Press

FLOYD, Iowa (AP) — A former fire department member is suspected of being drunk when he drove a firetruck into some concrete between two doors of the fire station in Floyd.

The accident occurred a little before 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 24 at the Floyd Volunteer Fire Department station. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that ( ) no decision has been made on whether the man will be charged. Floyd Fire Chief Ben Chatfield says the man had resigned from the department before the incident occurred.

Chatfield says the station has been repaired and that the department is awaiting a report on damage to the ladder truck.


Information from: Globe Gazette,



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