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Fire department to receive new truck

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“Our primary ladder truck is 21 years old, and that is past the  lifetime (of a truck),” Tornabene said.

“This will put us in a much better  situation for firefighting and insurance rating.”

The council agreed to purchase the new truck, and  Hollingsworth said it was a good move for the city.

“I think this is a step in the right direction,”  Hollingsworth said. “This gives us a big step for possibly getting a better  fire rating.”

Aldermen Jedd Lewis and Jim Pearce said they were pleased  that Tornabene had let the council know about the need for the fire truck.

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