Fundraising pays off for Whitewood Fire Department

New SCBA arrives - Carmen Ready with Rocky Mountain Phoenix presents Whitewood Fire Department deputy chief Chris Ashfield with one of the new SCBA units. Photo by WFD

After more than two years of fundraising, the Whitewood Fire Department (WFD) has finally been able to purchase a vital piece of equipment used by firefighters when battling fires. The WFD received its new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) on June 10. The equipment will replace the department’s aging breathing apparatus…