Bluffton has new fire truck
Bluffton Fire and Rescue has a brand new truck after winning a FEMA grant.
Fire Chief Ken Theisen said the new tanker truck has a 350 horsepower engine, the tank holds up to 3,000 gallons of water and the pumper is capable of 750 gallons per minute.
Another advantage of the new truck is that while older tanker pumpers have to be parked before use, this one can "pump and roll," making it helpful for situations such as following a grass fire along a ditch.
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