Kern County Fire Department gets new fire truck

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Fire Station 54 in Arvin is welcoming its newest addition today; a completely refurbished, front line fire engine.

The engine is part of a county-wide updating of equipment throughout the Kern County Fire Department.

Fire Chief Brian Marshall and District Supervisor Leticia Perez were on-hand to deliver the truck.

The refurbishing of the truck meant a substantial savings to the department and county as opposed to buying a brand new engine and equipment.

"This fire truck has been totally refurbished," Marshall said. "It has a new body on it, a new paint job, all new striping, new fire hoses and new equipment. It's ready to serve the city of Arvin and the surrounding communities for about the next 5 to 7 years."

Marshall said the money brought in from an online sale will go toward buying other new firefighting equipment.

Print this article Back to Top

Stay Connected Where Ever You Are

Comments