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Park Rapids Fire department suffers radio system failure

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PARK RAPIDS -- The Park Rapids Fire Department is in need of new radio equipment after a system failure.

"We lost our base station, which is also our repeater," said fire chief Donn Hoffman. The equipment was old and on schedule to be replaced soon.


The first system failure was about two weeks ago, Hoffman said.

"We were down for a few hours," he said. "We found a device that was linked with our system that failed. We took that out of there.

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