Yep that’s some of our firefighters and friends helping to polish our new fire truck. This engine came from the California Office of Emergency Services and was delivered to Bucks Lake Fire this week. We received this from a group of fire engines the state was re-distributing to small agencies in the wildland urban interface to help them compensate with being in an area of elevated fire potential.
We applied for the grant and received this engine fully stocked with all the necessary tools, hose, fittings, and rescue gear that the engine was originally supplied with. This makes this fire truck ready to fight fire or run a call in and about the Bucks Lake Area…… What an asset for our fire department.
Whats even better is the Chief and our Highlands home owners are working together to deliver, operate, and store our old engine 7921 up at the Highlands sub-division….. Now if there is an incident in the Highlands area they have a fire truck in the immediate area. Bucks Lake Fire will help our new Highlands crew to get up to speed on the operation of 7921 and we hope this will provide the much needed support for this part of our community.