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Idaho fire department puts new truck in service

The new truck, purchased for $270,000, replaces a 1981 rescue truck, purchased for $83,743, which lasted 29 years


By Joelyn Hansen
The Idaho Falls Post Register

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — The Idaho Falls Fire Department's new rescue truck fits into its vehicle bay at the downtown fire station with just inches to spare.

The truck is a little bigger than what the department needs right now, but given a few more years of growth in the city, Chief Dean Ellis said it will fit the department just right.

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