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New Firearms Training Facility in the Works

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BILLINGS, Mont. -

A new Firearms Training Facility for the Billings Police Department may be up and running this year.

Billings City Council members accepted a $50,000 donation Monday from Phillips 66 to build the facility.

Lieutenant Casey Hafner with Billings Police says the landfill donated land south of the landfill off Hillcrest Road for a firearms range and that's where they plan to put the facility.

He says it will be used by the department for firearms, patrol rifle, and swat team training. It can also be used to provide shelter during bad weather.

Lt. Hafner says they expect the building to cost right around $50,000 and hope to have it ready to use at the end of the summer.

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