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From the May 21, 2014 issue of The Journal
Staff Report
   The entire Lumpkin Volunteer Fire Department reportedly resigned recently after the Lumpkin City Council failed to approve the purchase of a fire truck.
   A few weeks ago Lumpkin Fire Chief Greg Stewart learned of an upcoming ISO inspection. The results reported in the inspection affect insurance rates. According to a source with the city, Stewart had already been looking for a truck. A budget of only $65,000 stymied Stewart's search quickly, though.
   He returned to City Council to explain the problem. There was no appropriate equipment out there for $65,000. The council accordingly raised the budget to $115,000.
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