The Macomb Township Fire Department has received approval to purchase chest compression systems and a new mini pumper, reports C&G Newspapers.
The purchase of three chest compression systems will cost just over $62,110. The township received approval to purchase the devices with COVID-19 funds.
The Lucas 3 Chest Compression Systems are designed to help improve outcomes of sudden cardiac arrest victims. One device was purchased in October 2019.
The fire department has also received approval to purchase a 2021 KME Super Duty Mini-Pumper for $367,383. This model will replace the department’s 2012 KME Ford F550 Mini-Pumper. The new apparatus will be outfitted with a fire pump capable of providing 1,250 gallons per minute of water and will carry 250 gallons of water.
The department currently has five Ford F550’s in service. Four are mini-pumpers and one is the air supply and rapid intervention truck.