Blackjack VFD (TX) Gets Brush Truck

The Blackjack Fire Department received a new brush truck worth $117,000. It’s one of only three of it’s kind in the state.

“It’s designed to go off road, get in the places that are difficult to go, it has the capabilities and pump capacity that if needed on a structure fire, or care fire or something,” said Chief Bobby Richardson.

The new truck can hold 300 gallons of water and has the latest equipment and technology. It also has a new features known as jumper seats. The seats have seat belts and are surrounded by a roll cage.

The Robertson County Emergency Service District, along with donations from the community, helped pay for the truck.

“The support in the community is great. We can’t say enough about them,” said Richardson. 

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