The Hiawatha Fire Department has received a fire truck weeks after the Hiawatha City Commission approved the purchase, reports Hiawatha World Online.
The 1998 Pierce Ladder Truck has a longer boom than the previous truck, a 75 foot boom. The truck was purchased for $80,000 and a trade-in of the fire department’s 1973 Pierce Ford 8000.
The truck has features that will assist the fire department. The truck will be used for structure fires and will assist fire departments in the area.