Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Current Time 4:28:04pm
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 09:27

Cambridge FD receives new tanker truck

Written by 
Fire Chief Jeff Deeks, Mayor Tom Orr, and City Safety Director Rocky Hill Fire Chief Jeff Deeks, Mayor Tom Orr, and City Safety Director Rocky Hill Bill Cassler, AVC News


State-of-the-art truck ready to fight fires

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- The Cambridge Fire Department's new tanker truck was delivered to Firefighters on Monday.

The new truck, capable of hauling 2,700 gallons of water, was purchased at a cost of $287,000 as part of the department's fire contract with Cambridge Township, negotiated back in 2012. The modern, computerized vehicle replaces an older truck that is now headed to the Lore City Volunteer Fire Department.

Cambridge Fire Chief Jeff Deeks says his firefighters now will receive training to familiarize themselves with some of the details and characteristics of the new truck, which was built by Wisconsin-based U.S. Tanker Fire Apparatus Company. The Chief also said the truck is in service now and will be very useful in the outlying areas that his department serves:

With the new tanker in service, Deeks says his department is now working on a federal grant to replace the city's ladder truck, which is more than 30 years old


Last modified on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 09:42
Bill Cassler

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Free Text Alerts
  • Facebook Links
  • Twitter Feeds

Get Text Message Local News Alerts and Local HS Sports  Scores on Your Cell Phone!

YourRadioPlace.com will alert you to the latest breaking LOCAL news, weather school closings and local HS sports scores for all the games we broadcast via Text Messages to your cell phone or PDA! Sign up now for this FREE service! (Message and Data Rates May Apply - See details under read more link)

AVC Local News Alerts:   Text keyword: AVCNEWS to 41411
Local HS Sports Scores:  Text keyword: AVCSPORTS to 41411

Message and data rates may apply. To Opt-out text STOP to 41411. For more information text HELP to 41411.

Follow us on Twitter!

AVC News - Daily Local Headlines and Alerts

AVC Sports - Local HS Sports Scores

Popular Articles...