East Liverpool (OH) Adds Fire Apparatus

The fire department received a new pumper fire after a slight delay caused by an equipment modifications, reports The Review.

Fire Chief Bill Jones said Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) paid down $372,000 for the new vehicle, which takes a 28-year-old vehicle out of the department fleet. City officials had to come up with the difference, which was $18,000.

Built on an International chassis and powered by a Hale Qmax 1,250 GPM pump along with the ability to carry 732 gallons of water, this new fire truck has a higher capacity than their current vehicles’ 500 gallons.

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