Fire truck comments were incorrect

The writer corrects misinformation in his letter last week regarding purchase of a new fire truck in Ashcroft.

Dear Editor

I have a correction to make to my letter last week concerning the life of our fire truck.

The 29 year life of a fire truck is for the second, or reserve, unit. It seems the insurance company has us over a barrel as the primary truck has to be replaced after 20 years. Big City rules for small towns.

It was good to see the letter from Council explaining current events. Transparency and full disclosure are refreshing and would put a stop to rumours.

Ray Bewza

Ashcroft

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