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Little River-Academy VFD Serves Up Chili to Raise Truck Funds

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A local fire department took to the kitchen over the weekend, all to outfit a new truck.

The Little River-Academy Volunteer Fire Department cooked up pot after pot of chili for an all-you-can-eat fundraiser Sunday afternoon.

At $7 a pop, the money they raised will go to outfitting a five-ton truck they got through a forestry service grant.

"Truck's got to be painted, can't have any military colors on it," said Little River fire chief David Borders. "It's got to have a pump and tank put on it, everything needed to fight fire to be put in operation."

In order to do everything they need to by June, they're looking to raise around $8,500. They made just under $1,700 at Sunday's fundraiser.

If you'd like to help out, you can mail donations to P.O. Box 531, Little River-Academy, TX 76554.

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