Hoopeston Fire needs new gear

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Hoopeston - Firefighters who battled an intense fire now need new gear.

 

The Hoopeston and Rossville volunteer fire departments, say their insurance carriers are not covering all the damaged equipment,  after battling a huge fire at J and R Tire Service. The community has raised 16-thousand dollars towards new equipment.

 

The Hoopeston Department estimates a total loss of about 50-thousand in gear.

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