The Smyrna City Council voted 6-1 to spend $710,000 for a new 75-foot aerial ladder fire truck.
This truck will replace the present truck which cannot be repaired.
The city is buying the truck from Pierce Manufacturing Inc. through Ten 8 Fire and Safety Equipment of Georgia.
Councilman Ron Fennel explained this truck will be bought as part of a governmental bulk purchase with St. Johns County, Florida, a common money-saving practice.
The money will come the special purpose local option sales tax 2016.
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