A replacement has been found for a 46 -year-old truck at the Long Run Fire Department in Ophein.
The old 1968 Ford in Opheim will remain with the department, but a newer and better truck will see much more use.
Norm Sillerud, owner of Hi-Line Ford, gave a 2008 Ford truck and a flatbed to the department. He explained that the specialty truck's unique features made it a great fit for the fire department.
"They always need equipment, and I decided to donate," Sillerud said. "If there's a fire out here, that's who comes. They're my savior when that happens."
Sillerud added that he's seen a fe...