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2 AFD Fire Trucks Get New Homes in Southeast
Two of Anchorage's reserve fire trucks will find new uses in Southeast.
ANCHORAGE- Two of Anchorage's reserve fire trucks will find new uses in Southeast.
The Anchorage Fire Department says it has sold the two trucks for $1 apiece to volunteer fire departments.
The South Tongass department south of Ketchikan will get a 1996 Freightliner. It has an 800 gallon tank and can pump 1,250 gallons per minute.
A 1983 Ford truck with a 1,250 gallon tank and capable of pumping 450 gallons a minute will now call Hollis home. Hollis on Prince of Wales Island, and east of Ketchikan.
The Anchorage department will hand over the trucks during a Thursday ceremony.
The South Tongass and Hollis departments will pay to have the trucks shipped to their cities.