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Laying the groundwork

Jamestown firefighters Sheldon Mohr, from left, Matt Walsh and Tom Steckler, along with Fire Chief Jim Ruether and firefighter Keven Reuther, began excavating the site Wednesday where the JFD plans to install a 75-inch statue to commorate "all firefighters, past, present and future."

Jamestown firefighters Sheldon Mohr, from left, Matt Walsh and Tom Steckler, along with Fire Chief Jim Ruether and firefighter Keven Reuther, began excavating the site Wednesday where the JFD plans to install a 75-inch statue to commorate "all firefighters, past, present and future." Reuther said Hillerud Construction is lending them equipment for the project, and the department hopes to have a dedicatioin ceremony on Oct. 8 to coincide with National Fire Prevention Week.  David Luessen/ The Sun

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