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Posted on: December 29, 2015

City Bus Provided Shelter During Cold-Weather Fire Call

During a January 17, 2016 fire that occurred during minus-30-degree wind chills, a City bus provided a warm shelter for student residents, firefighters, & Red Cross workers, thanks to a partnership between Stevens Point Transit and the Fire Department.

After the Incident Commander, Joe Gemza, contacted Transit supervisor John Alekna, Alekna arrived quickly in a hybrid bus, stayed with it, and kept it warm during the four hours it was needed. This was the first time a Stevens Point City bus provided thi...Read More

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