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Mt. Airy Volunteer Fire Company New Truck 1

By MICHAEL SCHWARTZBERG, Senior Correspondent | April 03, 2021 | MARYLAND

Story No. 040521127

On April 3rd, the Mount Airy Vol. Fire Company in Carroll County, MD placed in service their first aerial ladder truck. Truck 1 is a 2020 E-One Cyclone II chassis with a 6 person cab and a 100' aerial ladder. The truck carries 246-feet of ground ladders, a 10kw generator, and assorted forcible entry tools and equipment to support firefighting and rescue activities, including self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), ventilation fans, thermal imagers, gas detectors, hooks, pry bars, power saws of various types, portable and fixed lighting equipment and rope rescue equipment. The cost of this unit is over $1.1 million.

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