Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department replaces Engine 2 with new quint

Photo by Garrett Brown

Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department Friday took delivery of its new Quint fire truck, newly named Engine 2. Purchased with a $970,000 bond approved by voters at town meeting in March, the truck contains five fire-fighting functions: a hose, a water tank, a pump, ground ladders, and an aerial device. Pictured here, the truck’s main ladder/nozzle is decked with purple LED lights. Fire Chief Jerry Ouimet said the department also upgraded other existing trucks to accommodate various pieces of equipment as part of the Engine 2 addition. The new truck replaced two older vehicles, he explained.

Leave a Reply

Shelburne News requires that you use your full name, along with a valid email address. Your email address will not be published, shared, or used for promotional purposes. Please see our guidelines for posting for full details.