New Fire Trucks to Be Placed on Duty January, 26, 2017
January 26, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (SH2017-03)
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
R. Steve Huffman
Public Information Officer
(251) 208-7163/Fax: (251) 208-5843
NEW FIRE TRUCKS TO BE PLACED ON DUTY
Four new Rosenbauer fire engines will be placed on duty after 3:00 p.m. today, January 26. Equipment has been installed and firefighters have been training on the new trucks this week and the last of the training will take place today.
The new trucks are part of the Mayors commitment to replace aging equipment within the department. A fifth truck is currently on order and is expected to arrive by summer.
The new trucks will be assigned at the following stations:
Engine 6, Edwards Station located on Hillcrest Road at Cottage Hill Road.
Engine 7, Seelhorst Station located on Commerce Blvd off Rangeline Road.
Engine 16, Lathan Station located on Maryvale Street at Dauphin Island Parkway.
Engine 23, Sirmon Station located on Airport Blvd at Florida Street.