New NCFPD command vehicle now in service
Last updated 5/17/2007 at Noon
The North County Fire Protection District now has a new command vehicle in service. The 2007 Chevy Silverado HD 2500 which will be used by the fire department’s battalion chiefs was placed into service April 30.
“It’s a beautiful pickup truck,” said NCFPD captain Kevin Mahr, the project manager for the vehicle.
The Silverado is a four-door pickup truck with a camper shell. “That was a little bit different for our organization,” Mahr said. Most fire departments use sport utility vehicles for their command vehicle.
“It was quite a challenge for our organization to a use picku...