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Fire Engine No. 3 is the newest addition to the Bemidji Fire Department's fleet. Pictured are Mike Mischke, Chad Hokuf, Russ Hiltz with the Bemidji Rural Fire Association, Bemidji Fire Chief Dave Hoefer and Mike Yavarow. (Crystal Dey | Bemidji Pioneer)

Revved up about new Engine

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BEMIDJI -- The newest member of the Bemidji Fire Department rolled into the barn Tuesday afternoon -- a shiny new 2014 Pierce Saber fire engine.


Engine No. 3 traveled from Bradenton, Fla., where it was built, to Pierce headquarters in Appleton, Wis. The engine was bought from a distributor in Apple Valley, Minn.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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