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Dover has secured funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to buy a fire truck, reports Tusco TV. Senator Sherrod Brown recently announced a $50,000 grant and a $430,000 loan from the USDA to Dover to buy a new pumper truck. The new truck replaces a 27-year-old vehicle and will be the department’s first new...
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CustomFIRE—Sheboygan Falls (WI) Fire Department pumper. Spartan Gladiator cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSUC20 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank.
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Very efficient 2,000-gpm or greater pump operations from a single engine can be done efficiently both mechanically and strategically. It’s always better to have more water and not need it than it is to need the water and have to go get it.
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In today’s hyperactive political environment, there are several innuendos and even accusations no fire department wants to encounter—especially in the competitive bidding arena. They are restraint of trade and collusion.