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home : news : local   April 29, 2016

4/23/2013 2:45:00 PM
Peru council OKs fire truck purchase


Jeff Dankert
NewsTribune Reporter



Peru City Council Monday approved buying a rescue/pumper fire truck for $530,812.16 from E-One, Ocala, Fla.

It will take about nine months to receive, and will replace a 33-year-old truck, said fire chief Jeff King.

Four of every five fire calls are car wrecks. The new truck is equipped with hydraulic tools for car crashes and a pumper for fires, and it also meets safety standards, he said.

The city will purchase the truck in a seven-year lease-to-buy arrangement, treasurer Gary Hylla said.












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