Four new fire engines ordered by Escambia County have been delivered to replace four aging trucks that have in excess of 100,000 miles each, reports NorthEscambia.com.
A new rescue engine will replace the 2003 model year front line engine. A second rescue engine will replace a 2011 model. A standard engine will replace the current 2004 model rescue engine and a squad engine will replace the current 2002 rescue engine.
The four Pierce engines were purchased with Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) funds from Ten-8 Fire Equipment, Inc., for just over $2 million.