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Fargo Fire Department receives new truck

Assistant Fire Chief Leroy Skarloken shows of the Fargo Fire Department's new rescue pumper truck
The Fargo Fire Department gets a new rescue-pumper truck
Assistant Fire Chief Leroy Skarloken shows of the Fargo Fire Department's new rescue pumper truck

FARGO (KFGO-AM) -- The Fargo Department has a new state of the art vehicle.

Asst. Fire Chief Leroy Skarloken says the combination rescue-pumper truck is designed to not only pump water, it but has a lot of specialized equipment to handle everything from crashes to building collapses.

The rescue pumper took a year to build.  It cost $479,000. The price tag does not include on-board equipment.

Before the vehicle is put into service, communications gear has to be installed, and crew training needs to be completed.

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