07/08/11 137 W, 1 I - + 5 - 8 Durham Tech Gets Bethesda Engine

This morning's Herald-Sun has the story of a Bethesda engine that's been donated to Durham Technical Community College, for students of their fire academy and fire technology programs. The 1983 Sutphen pumper has only 41,000 miles, and originally cost about $125,000. The truck was a reserve unit for the Bethesda Fire Department. Or as they are formally named, Bethesda Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. They love them Sutphens in Durham county and Durham city. Wonder if we'll ever see them in Wake County? Anyway, back to the story. The college has operated a fire academy since 2000 (here's a flyer from the 2011 academy), and a continuing education fire protection curriculum for over 30 years. Below are pictured Fire Chief Robert Andrews (left) and Clint Briggs, who heads the college's fire academy program. Read the story.

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