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Forney (TX) Fire Department 100-foot rear-mount platform quint. Gladiator LFD cab and chassis; Cummins X15 565-hp engine; Waterous CSU 2,000-gpm pump; Pro Poly 400-gallon polypropylene water tank.
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The Warrior City Council approved a request to sell old equipment from the department and use the money to purchase new equipment, reports The North Jefferson News. The equipment to be sold includes a rescue truck to the Town of Morris, an old engine to Glenwood Fire Department and an old ladder truck and another...
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A budget gap will cause the Anchorage Fire Department to shut down equipment at times through the end of the year, reports U.S. News. A major issue has been the cost of overtime pay to staff who fill in for firefighters on leave. A municipal directive orders cost-cutting measures that include shutting down engines and...
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A $150,000 grant from Smithfield Foods has allowed the Rose Hill Volunteer Fire Department to purchase a new fire truck with a 100 foot ladder, reports NBC WITN. Until now, when a truck like this was needed in or near Rose Hill, officials said they had to call them in from other departments that are...
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The Rochester Fire Department pushed in two new fire trucks, reports ABC 6 News. The fire department replaced two engines that were 22 years old and as part of tradition, the trucks had a push-in ceremony. The ceremony also honored those who had fallen in the line of duty
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A 1942 Sterling fire engine is now displayed in front of the Summit Fire and EMS Administration Building in Frisco, reports Summit Daily. The engine was retired in the 1980s and was inherited by the Summit Historical Society. The truck has been serving primarily as a parade vehicle. The Historical Society decided to sell the...