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Lima Fire Department getting a new ladder truck

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Firefighters are training on a 2018 Sutphen Quint Ladder Truck which will be used as the front line engine at the central station. Firefighters are training on a 2018 Sutphen Quint Ladder Truck which will be used as the front line engine at the central station.
As Lima is home to the tallest buildings in the county, having this piece of equipment is essential in fire fighting. As Lima is home to the tallest buildings in the county, having this piece of equipment is essential in fire fighting.

The Lima Fire Department getting a new piece of equipment to aid in their efforts to serve and protect.

Firefighters are training on a 2018 Sutphen Quint Ladder Truck which will be used as the front line engine at the central station. It will be replacing an older unit that will be retired due to age. The ladder on this truck will reach out to 75-feet and has a pre-piped waterway. As Lima is home to the tallest buildings in the county, having this piece of equipment is essential in fire fighting.

Chief Bruce Black says this is the largest purchase that the fire department has done coming in at $785,000. The truck is American made right here in the State of Ohio.

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