New fire truck gears up for service


DECATUR — Fire crews will soon have a new truck to help keep the city safe. It has upgrades, like side and back-up cameras to make the job safer for firefighters.

The truck replaces one that’s about 22-years old. Officials say that one was starting to break down and will be put on reserve for a few years.

The new truck cost about $450,000. They’ll start using it next week. It will respond to about 2,500 calls per year.

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