Officials in Brentwood (TN), have approve the purchase of two fire engines and a pickup truck for Brentwood Fire & Rescue with a price tag of more than $1.7 million, according to an article published by the web site Brentwood Home Page.
According to the web site, the two engines will cost $1,719,445.52, and the pickup will cost and additional $40,980.
The two engines will be identical in design and one will be assigned to the Maryland Farms Station 1 and the other to a new station when it opens soon, the web site said.
One of the engines will replace a 2010 model with more than 80,000 miles on it and the pickup truck, which will be used for hydrant maintenance, hauling trailers and for limited access areas, the web site said.
One of the engines will be paid for, in part, with a state grant and the other was through general taxes in the city’s budget, the web site reported. The apparatus where purchased through a cooperative program, according to the report.