WINFIELD – The Winfield Volunteer Fire Department is suing a Cross Lanes man after they claim he failed to delivery equipment paid for.

In May 2008, the volunteer fire department contract with Brian Cavender, who was doing business as Cross Lanes Fire Equipment Company, to order various equipment, including an AMK-60 Ram, according to a complaint filed Feb. 4 in Putnam Circuit Court.

The fire department claims Cavender failed to deliver the equipment, although he made several promises to do so at a later date.

The defendant also failed to refund the fire department's money, according to the suit.

The fire department was forces to purchase the equipment elsewhere at a cost of $2,530.80, according to the suit.

The fire department is seeking judgment in the amount of $2,530.80, plus post-judgment interest. It is being represented by Lisa M. Moye.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge O.C. Spaulding.

Putnam Circuit Court case number: 11-C-34

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