Voters in Cannon Beach and Gearhart supported their rural fire districts Tuesday night.

A 10-year, $860,000 bond measure to purchase a new ladder truck and equipment was approved 375 to 218, or 63 percent to 36 percent. The truck will replace the district’s 24-year-old truck.

Property owners in Cannon Beach and Arch Cape will pay 9.8 cents per $1,000 in assessed valuation. On property assessed at $250,000, property owners will pay $24.92.

Voters in the Gearhart Rural Fire Protection District, which covers the area north of the Gearhart city limits, approved a five-year, $625,000 ballot measure to pay for the general operation and maintenance of the fire district. The cost for property owners will be 33 cents per $1,000 assessed valuation, or $8.25 on property assessed at $250,000.

The measure passed 271 to 171, or 61.31 percent to 38 percent.

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