I spent about 10 minutes with Chief Lynn Gustin on the phone this afternoon and I'm so impressed

I had no idea how incredible our Mandan Rural Fire Department really is - located at 3014 34th ST NW. Did you know how much territory this department covers? With 35 volunteers who are on call at any moment, this is one of the biggest in the State. They can be called to Sioux county or all the way to the Oliver county line. Think about the dedication it takes to volunteer for this kind of duty. Chief Lynn Gustin main job is farming and ranching, something he has done his whole life, but for 27 years he has been with the Mandan Rural Fire Department. He obviously takes great pride in what he offers to our community, and we can all be a part of something special.

WHEN: Saturday, August 13th

WHERE: Mandan Rural Fire Department 3014 34th ST NW ( Right Across From Cloverdale Foods )

TIME: Noon to 4:00 pm

This is an event for the whole family! Let the kids get a chance to experience side-by-side and fire truck rides. Of course, there will be inflatables, tours, and other activities for the kids as well. Chief Gustin remembers what it was like when he was a kid dreaming about riding in a fire truck, heck what kid hasn't thought that? There will be hot dogs and soft drinks provided, and a perfect time for all of us to show our appreciation - the department is doing this for our community, and I think that's fantastic.


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