Mississippi Fire Department Buying Fire Truck

August 7, 2012

The Byram Fire Department in Miss., is adding equipment and planning for two new fire stations.

The Clarion-Ledger reports a new pumper truck will join its fleet by fall.

The truck will come from the Clinton Fire Department, which is selling the 1993-model truck to Hinds County’s youngest municipality for $15,000.

Byram Fire Chief Marshall Robinson said the city set aside $40,000 to buy and equip the truck. The city also applied for a grant to pay for two more pumper trucks.

The city in suburban Jackson incorporated three years ago.

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