South Carolina Company Donates Fire Truck to Texas Department

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina company is
donating a used fire truck to a Texas volunteer fire department
whose station was destroyed by fire earlier this month.

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports Palmetto Fire Apparatus
is donating the truck to the 356 Volunteer Fire Department in
Trinity, Texas.

The Trinity station and equipment worth about $400,000 burned
July 17. There was no insurance and the cause of the fire is under
investigation.

Fire department volunteer Regina Baker says the department
serves an area with retirees on fixed incomes. The department's 20
volunteers have been working for days to fight wildfires.


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