Officials stepped outside during a recent Chatfield (MN) City Council meeting to inspect the fire department’s new $129,067 F-550 chassis brush truck, reports filmorecountyjournal.com.
The apparatus’ purchase—$43,059—was approved in November 2020, and the labor and installation of equipment—$86,008—was approved on December 14.
Its work was performed by local repair shop Wit Boyz Inc.
“It’s outfitted with a 2 1/2” suspension lift, 42 military patterned tires, bead lock wheels, front cab controlled water cannon boasting 50 yards plus of reach, 5 person capacity, 350 gallon water tank, 150 ft. rear mounted hose reel, 9800 lb. winch with front or rear mounting options, stokes basket mount, and plenty of power from the 7.1 gas powered engine. This truck will be a great resource for the community. Thanks for letting us build this truck. #firesafetyusa #biggirlstickersandstems #cetfirepumpsmfg #dbldesigns” Wit Boys wrote on Facebook.