By Mark Foss
PCN Staff 

City Council Meets


December 22, 2021

Malta Fire Chief Josh Newman brought a couple of items to the City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 14.

Newman brought in a new fire monitor, which he explained is just like the high-flow deck guns that the department has on the trucks, only the new ones can be brought down to ground level.

“With these, we can hit the fire a lot more directly and hopefully save a few more structures,” said Newman. “The monitors also allow us to move a lot more water with a lot less manpower. With a hose, we would have three guys holding them. With this, one guy can control it, allowing the other t...

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