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By Joe Naiman
Village News Correspondent 

NCFPD approves fire engine purchase


Last updated 5/19/2018 at 2:24pm

The North County Fire Protection District will be acquiring two new fire engines.

An April 24 NCFPD board vote approved the purchase of two Type One fire engines from Pierce Manufacturing and authorized NCFPD staff to execute the purchase agreement.

"It's the first major purchase of fire engines for a number of years," said NCFPD fire chief Steve Abbott. "We kind of had to hold our breath during the Great Recession."

The district currently has five active and two reserve structural fire engines. In March 2016 the NCFPD board approved a capital equipment replacement program which covered ant...

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