The Escambia County Commission Thursday approved a $2,415,313.38 purchase for five new vehicles for Escambia (FL) Fire Rescue, in addition to four new ambulance chassis, reports northescambria.com.
The purchase from Rev Group will include a 2022 E-One Typhoon custom chassis HR100 ladder truck for $1,066,660, which will be placed at the Osceola Fire Station on Massachusetts Avenue, the report says.
The county is also purchasing a 2022 E-One Typhoon custom chassis pumper for $657,047.84 and a 2022 E-One Typhoon Custom Chassis e-MAX Pumper Rescue Vehicle. Those apparatus will go to the McDavid and Ferry Pass fire stations. The report notes they also approved the purchase of two 2022 Ford F-250 crew cab 4×4 pickup trucks for $152,272 total.
In 2020, the county placed four new engines into service for a bit over $2 million to replace aging trucks in Molino, Ensley, Myrtle Grove, and Pleasant Grove, according to the report.
The purchase of four new Ward International ambulance chassis for $338,000 will be part of four remounts to be completed after October 1, says the report.