Crandon Fire Department expands services with new fire truck

Jason Childers of the Crandon Fire Department stands with the brand new fire truck which arrived Thursday June 1. This new truck was purchased at Parsons of Antigo. The fully equipped vehicle was just under $80,000.00.

Richard D Ackley Jr

The Crandon fire department welcomed a brand new fire truck to expand its services on Thursday, June 1. The shiny new Chevrolet HD 3500 four-door pickup truck purchased from Parsons of Antigo arrived fully equipped and ready to protect and serve.

According to the fire department staff the vehicle has a massive 6.2 liter engine and comes with a 250 gallon separate pony pumper on a skid designed to slide in and slide out along with a front power winch at a total cost of just under $80,000.

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