Nicholson VFD (MS) Takes Delivery of Pumper Fire Apparatus

Courtesy Fire Department Facebook

Nicholson Volunteer Fire Department  has welcomed a new pumper truck, reports Picayune Item.

The fire department posted to Facebook, “… this truck will allow us to maintain our Class 7 Fire rating to assure the residents of our fire district that will will keep their homeowners insurance low as possible, this truck was purchased with a $90,000 matching grant, we dedicated this truck to Bobby Robbins the former Fire Chief who lead the fire department for many years, at 83 years old Bobby Robbins is still an active member of the Nicholson Fire Dept and serves on our board of directors.”

The fire truck cost $276,000, but through a $90,000 grant and money the department had on hand, only $50,000 is still owed.

The department has a total of five trucks, three are class A pumper trucks, one is a brush truck and the other is a rescue vehicle. 

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