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The late Keith Fisher, pictured in the passenger seat, loved to take his vintage fire truck on spins around Indianola. Driving is his son, Dan Fisher, and in the back are his daughter, Kathy Weber, and Dan's son, Todd Fisher.

For six decades, it was the treasure of an Indianola family, delighting neighborhood kids and crowds at parades. But now, a century-old fire truck has gone home to Waverly.

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The LaFrance fire truck soon after arriving in Waverly in 1921. Two children's hats -- believed to be the same ones pictured here -- were still with the truck a century later when the Fisher family of Indianola returned it.

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Dan Fisher, son of the late Keith Fisher, who brought the fire truck to Indianola in 1961, and Tevion King, grandson of Keith's other son, Kevin Fisher, load the family heirloom on a trailer bound for Waverly.

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The people brought together by the old fire truck included, left to right, Kevin Miller, first assistant chief of the Waverly Fire Department; Kathy Weber, Jo Fisher and Dan Fisher, respectively the daughter, wife and son of the late Keith Fisher; and Dennis Happel, former fire chief of the Waverly FD.

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Volunteers connected to the Waverly Fire Department take the LaFrance fire truck down to its frame. A full restoration is under way now.

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The LaFrance fire truck's new home at the Waverly Fire Museum. It first arrived in Waverly in 1921 as a working fire truck and later spent six decades as a treasure of the Fisher family in Indianola.

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