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Spanish Daily Journal
     April 30, 2018      #30-119 sdj
A truck wirth of memories

John Dykstra


LIMESTONE — When Mike Whalen looks out his window, the 44-year-old Limestone fire chief remembers the times he would sprint down Limestone School Road to watch a fleet of fire engines race to a brush fire.

As a kid, he would watch the big red four-wheel drive engine leave the roadway and take off into the field. It was the first fire truck his father gave him a ride in. It was the truck he played on when he visited his grandpa at the fire station.

Now, it’s in his driveway. Some parts are scattered around the 900-square-foot ...

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