Albemarle (VA) County Department of Fire Rescue Holds Push-In Ceremony for New $850k Engine

The apparatus cost $850,000 and was part of an 18-month project.

The Albemarle (VA) County Department of Fire Rescue’s new engine will serve Pantops, the surrounding areas, and be the first to run fire calls from Pantops’ Station 16, reports cbs19news.com.

The apparatus cost $850,000 and was part of an 18-month project, officials say, and it was funded through the Capital Improvement Project plan.

The new engine aims to better support Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and local senior living facilities.

In addition, the report says the department hired 22 new firefighters and is looking for more.

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