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Cranesville firefighters selling roses for the gift-challenged man

Phil Arnold of Amsterdam leaves the Cranesville Fire Department on Wednesday morning with a dozen roses for his wife of 52 years.
Phil Arnold of Amsterdam leaves the Cranesville Fire Department on Wednesday morning with a dozen roses for his wife of 52 years.
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The Cranesville firehouse is a distinctly masculine place.

Inside, the walls are covered with smoke-stained fire gear, sports trophies and a big TV. Outside, the place is all chipped concrete — the siding was torn off in 2011 to check for structural damage after a tornado blasted through and hasn’t been replaced.

“It’s a firehouse,” said department President Jack Hentnik. “It’s just a manly place to be. Not that we don’t have female members.”

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