Cleveland Division of Fire Welcomes New Fire Engine into Fleet

Today, the city’s Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath, Chief of Fire Patrick J. Kelly, and other Cleveland Firefighters welcomed the newest addition to the Cleveland Division of Fire response fleet; a $375,000 brand new fire engine (pumper).

The new fire engine will replace the current engine located at 7300 Superior Avenue on the northeast side of Cleveland. Cleveland Firefighters have begun training with the new engine and it will become operational the week of September 29th

“The addition of this new fire engine is part of our plan to improve the quality of the Fire Division’s response fleet,” said Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath. “In addition to this new engine, the Division will be adding a second engine in December ($375,000), a new ladder truck in January ($850,000), and three additional fire engines next summer.”

“The Division is excited to add the new fire engine to our fleet,” said Chief Patrick J. Kelly. “It will provide the community with a dependable, safe, state-of-the-art fire engine that will enhance community service and safety for many years to come.”

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