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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department takes delivery of Rescue 7

MITCHELL - SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 - Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department took delivery of a 2022 Dodge Ram 3500 fire truck on Wednesday night. The radio designation for the new unit is Rescue 7.

Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department's Rescue 7

Thanks to the recent donation by Lehigh - Hanson Cement Company of $40,000 the department is pleased to add this piece of equipment to its fleet.

Courtesy photo Lehigh - Hanson Company

Lehigh Cement donated funds of $40,000 to both Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department and Marion Township Volunteer Fire Department.

The donation by the company was to help both departments with the purchase of emergency rescue equipment, new rescue/ HazMat vehicle.

With the K4 project almost complete at the plant to being finished, the timing of the new upgrade is perfect for future emergency responses at the plant and areas surrounding the plant.

Lehigh has always been committed to giving back to the community where they do business. Through the Lehigh Cares Program, the company works to fulfills its mission of Simple Actions Build Strong Communities by supporting local initiatives.

The Lehigh Hanson Cares Program was established to form a structured and cohesive platform to drive community engagement across the company.

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