logo for print

Fla. city switches back to red fire trucks

The changeover will be gradual, beginning with three new rescue units


By Anne Lindberg
The St. Petersburg Times

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — It appears the city's not-exactly-yellow and not-exactly-green fire trucks will soon go the way of avocado and harvest gold, those other That '70s Show colors.

The City Council approved the purchase of the first three red vehicles — rescue units, which look like ambulances — at last Thursday's meeting. Total price for the three: $463,651.

Lexis/Nexis
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Fla. city switches back to red fire trucks

  1. Tags
  2. Apparatus

Join the discussion

Brand Focus

Sponsored content
Quiet Warrior: Never give up: First above-the-knee amputee firefighter recalls road to recovery, return to department

Quiet Warrior: Never give up: First above-the-knee amputee firefighter recalls road to recovery, return to department

Lt. Brandon Anderson, a 16-year veteran firefighter, returned to his department as a fully qualified firefighter just 10 months after a motorcycle crash

Copyright © 2018 FireRescue1.com. All rights reserved.