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Waxahachie’s new fire engine rolls into service


WAXAHACHIE – The Waxahachie Fire Department is readying to put its newest engine onto service. The new engine is anticipated to enter service with the city Aug. 17. Waxahachie Fire Chief Ricky Boyd stated the regular use of an engine puts a lot of wear and tear on the equipment over the years. Boyd stated, once in service, the old engine will be placed in reserve, and the current reserve will be retired. The retired engine will either be sold back to the dealer or at an auction. The department’s new engine, a 2018 Pierce Dash CF PUC, has features that mirror engine three, which went into service several years ago. These features include LED lighting and tool storage trays that roll out for easier access. The cost of the vehicle and its equipment is $820,000. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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