Thanks to a private donation to the Lyons, Nebraska, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, the city of Hardwick was able to replace its aging rescue unit at a considerable savings. The public was able to get its first look at Hardwick’s new rescue unit Friday night, Aug. 21, at the annual fire department fundraising supper.

Hardwick benefits from Nebraska woman's donation

Hardwick’s search for a new rescue unit ended last week, thanks in part to a donation by a Lyons, Nebraska, woman.

Two years ago, when Lorraine Glissman of Lyons died, her bequest fulfilled the Lyons Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department’s goal to upgrade its existing rescue unit with a new four-wheel-drive vehicle.


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