Formoso acquires new fire truck
June 30, 2022
After makning a detailed prerequisite list and biding their time, the Formoso Fire Department has acquired a fire truck! The truck was purchased in an online auction with a sealed bid through Watts Manufacturing in Salina. An employee of Watts was flown to Pike, New York, and drove the truck back to Kansas.
The truck is a 1994 Ford pumper-tanker with many upgrades for the department. It replaced a 1970 Chevy truck that's output was 500 gallons per minute. This new truck has an output of 1,250 gpm, it's tank holds 1,500 gallons and it has a 1,000 gallon portable canvas tank as well. While...