Johnston’s fire department a brand new, high capacity fire truck after a local business donated funds to make the acquisition.
Sims Metal Management purchased the Spartan ERV Pumper Truck after Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena asked for a helping hand.
“When the mayor told us of his needs for the town we made a conscious effort to help the town out,” said Sims Spokesperson Kenneth Marandola.
The new truck is a state of the art vehicle which will not only be able to pump more water than older fire trucks, but will also serve as a supplemental vehicle for rescue crews in the case of a medical emergency.
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