McAllen Fire Department New Firetruck Ceremony

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The McAllen Fire Department are taking it back to the 1800’s.

A group of firefighters pushed a new fire engine into service this afternoon. 

The Backing In Ceremony pays homage to the history of the fire service, when fire trucks were powered by horses. 

The 2017 Pierce Velocity Tandem Pumper, will be used for heavy rescues and to respond to hazardous materials calls. 

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