Bluefield Fire Department Unveils New Fire Engine

BLUEFIELD – City officials and the Bluefield Fire Department are excited to announce the unveiling ceremony of a new 2017 Seagrave Pumper fire engine.  City Manager Dane Rideout remarks “This new engine is a critical weapon system for our Fire Department as they wage combat in support of property and lifesaving operations.”  Custom designed and built to navigate the steep terrain in Bluefield, it also has been outfitted with specific systems designed for the Fire Departments diverse mission sets here in the region.  “This engine is a tremendous capability system that strategically will impact our city’s ISO rating, while providing my men a safer and more effective platform and provide many years of service due to the quality of the build.  We appreciate the City Board making this stalwart investment in our department and are excited to begin deploying this asset.” states Fire Chief Rick Cary    The ceremony will take place at the Bluefield, WV Central fire station, 101 Bluefield Avenue, Bluefield, WV, Tuesday July 25, 2017 at 11:00 am. The public is invited.

Contact information:  Captain Jim Perkins: (304) 327-2401 ext. 8650

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