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Ocean City officials have approved an emergency expenditure request to replace the motors in three fire trucks, reports The Dispatch of Ocean City Maryland. Ocean City Fire Department Chief Richie Bowers said that any one of the three motors could fail at any given time. And,  the existing motors are no longer produced by the...
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Community members got a sneak peek of the custom-built Pierce Velocity fire truck which will go into service in September, reports The Houston Chronicle. The $1.5 million fire truck has a 300-gallon water tank and hoses, forcible entry tools and rescue equipment — including a ladder that reaches a height of 107 feet. The fire department...
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The Ninety Six Fire Department hosted a former FDNY fire truck which was at the World Trade Center on 9/11, reports The Index-Journal. John Carter, a volunteer firefighter, bought the truck through a trade with a Charleston nonprofit which had previously purchased the truck. On the anniversary of 9/11, Carter offered to park the truck...
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CAL FIRE San Mateo County (CA) Fire Department, CZU-San Mateo County Division, water tender. Freightliner M2 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 380-hp engine; Waterous CVGPA 750-gpm PTO pump.