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CWL to donate $500,000 to purchase fire truck

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Jonesboro City Water and Light will make a big donation to the city.

Tuesday night, the Jonesboro City Council approved a resolution requesting CWL donate half a million dollars to go toward the purchase of a fire truck.

According to the resolution, Jonesboro is in need of a fire truck and CWL wants to donate the money.

The money will come out of CWL's surplus funds.

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