Syracuse Fire Department Gets A New Truck

Syracuse, N.Y. - The Syracuse Fire Department has a brand new ladder truck.

The 76,000 pound vehicle will respond from Fire Station 9 on Shuart Ave. The rig features a 110 foot steel aerial ladder with remotely controlled nozzle.

The truck also has an electric generator to provide power for the two 200 foot cord reels and a bumper mounted winch. The cost of this vehicle was $960,000 before a few extras were added, like extrication tools.

Ladder 4 will continue to perform 1st due truck duties in addition to responding to highrise building fires.

(Photo provided by Syracuse Fire Dept.)

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