Monday, 01 March 2021
Login |  Register 
MSC News National Headlines Tech Talk Sports Top Headlines
New fire truck arrives in Falls City
01/14/2021

(KLZA)-- A used ladder truck purchased for the Falls City Volunteer Fire Department arrived from it's former home in Burlington, Vermont Tuesday.

In October, the Falls City Council voted to authorize Council members Lucas Froeschl and Mitch Merz to co-chair to negotiate for the purchase of the truck. 

The 2003 Custom E-One Cyclone II, 95-foot mid-mount platform was purchased new by the Burlington Fire Department at a price of $800-thousand.  

 Tower I as the truck will be known will replace the current 1981 Smeal 65-foot ladder truck the Falls City Volunteer Fire Department has had in service for 40 years.  

The E-One 6-man cab has a 2000 gallon per minute pump and a 300 gallon tank.  It has hand controls in the bucket and a complete set of ladders.  The truck has 77,910 miles on it and the unit has been certified for 2020 for both the pump and aerial ladder.  

E-One staff members will come to Falls City and train local firefighters for two days on how the machine operates.

The hope is to have the truck in service by March 1.

The truck was hauled to Falls City by Becker Trucking Inc. from  Seneca, Kansas.  The truck is 48-feet, six-inches long.  

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Two local residents involved in multi-vehicle fatal crash
Faucett duffel bag body leads to murder charge
Slow speed pursuit leads to arrest
One injured in Sunday Brown Co wreck
Atchison wreck injures one
Valley Falls parking lot accident leaves man injured
Atchison mall demolition set to start
Elwood man convicted in death of his girlfriend in Iowa
Listen: 1 A violations alleged in Atchison Co
Holton Police Chief to retire
Ballpark purchase proposal considered by City
Atchison Co thefts investigated
Goff man enters plea in child sex case
Jackson Co reports additional COVID-related deaths
Atchison begins slow return to pre-pandemic normal
Brown Co Commission receives COVID-19 update  
Fire destroys Auburn, Neb business
Sheriff's Office needs info on cattle
Doniphan Co mask mandate rescinded
Motorcyclist injured in Buchanan Co, Mo crash

Click Here For All Stories


LATEST STORIES
Scam alert from Richardson County Sheriff
Funds being raised for Horton Library repairs
Man sentenced in Atchison home invasions
Two arrested after Jackson Co traffic stops
Sheriff's Office needs info on cattle
Motorcyclist injured in Buchanan Co, Mo crash
Jackson Co reports additional COVID-related deaths
Atchison begins slow return to pre-pandemic normal
Goff man enters plea in child sex case
Pawnee County Board takes action on Road Department items
Click Here For All Stories

©2021 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
172.68.65.190