A motion to purchase a 3,000 gallon pumper/tanker truck for use by the Tipp City Fire Department in the unincorporated area of Monroe Township was passed by the Monroe Township Trustees.
The board also authorized Tipp City Fire Chief Steve Kessler to determine the equipment specifications needed with final approval of the specifications agreed upon by the trustees.
The truck is being bought to be able to provide more water to rural areas where fire hydrants are not available. The department will continue to use a 1,500 gallon trucks.
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