Another outstanding job by everyone on the corn field fire tonight!!! Thanks for the help Ashley Fire Department and Salem Fire Department for your help.

Hudson Fire Rescue would like to recognize and thank Big C Lumber in Kendallville Indiana for their donation of a new exterior door on the fire station. Members from our department contacted Big C to find a replacement for the door that was no longer suitable to use on the outside of the fire station and Big C came back and donated a $200 door at no charge to the department.

Our department is very thankful to the businesses in ours and surrounding communities such as this that donate to help our fire department so we can provide better service to the community. Thank you Big C for your donation we appreciate it. Hudson Fire has placed a Donated By Big C Lumber sign on the door outside the station.

Tom and Thad Frederick of T. Frederick Motor Repair in Angola Indiana donated time and materials in getting our cascade air bottle filling system wired in the fire station. Ashley Fire Rescue donated their previously used Cascade system to Hudson Fire Rescue a few years back, but when we were ready to install it we found the old fire station does not have the proper electricity to run the compressor as it requires a 3-Phase hookup.

Tom and Thad were able to re-wire the compressor with the proper conversions to our stations electricity to allow the installation of the air compressor. Over $1000 of time and material were donated to make this possible. Hudson Fire would like to recognize and thank them for their support in assisting with this project.

There are a few things left to do with the fresh air intake the fire department is finishing up so we can put this in service. This will allow our department to fill our own air bottles.

Pictured from Left to Right: Tom Frederick, Thad Frederick, Fire Chief Andy Mast in front of the cascade compressor.


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