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NY Volunteer Fire Company Expands Service With New Urban Wildland Interface Vehicle

08/11/2010
The Malta Ridge (NY) Volunteer Fire Company (MRVFC) is pleased to announce the addition of an Urban Wildland Interface Vehicle, funded by the Town of Malta under recommendation of the Town’s Fire Protection Master Plan. The specialized vehicle is smaller, lighter, costs less to operate and is dually suited for rescue operations in rural areas as well as urban environments. “This new vehicle will enable us to effectively reach areas we weren’t able to with our larger engine ladder and tanker vehicles,” said MRVFC Chief Pete Shaw. “We made a smart investment by purchasing a stock model from a local vendor for approximately 60 percent less than th...

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