07/05/09 92 W, 1 I - + 7 - 8 Morrisville New Engine Get Wetted Down

Today's News & Observer reports on yesterday's wetdown at Morrisville Station 2. Some 200 people attended the afternoon baptism of the town's newest piece of fire apparatus, a 2009 Pierce Contender pumper-tanker. The $465,000 engine, funded both the town and the county, is 11-feet high, 34-feet long, and weighs 49,000 pounds. It'll serve as Pumper 3 at Station 3 on Carpenter Fire Station Road. Photographer Lee Wilson was also present, and has posted pictures of the event. Durham and Parkwood fire departments, and Cary and Garner EMS also participated.

Lee Wilson photo

Congrats MFD! That thing is a monster! BIG!
wcff - 07/05/09 - 13:59

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