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Fire Department to host Open House on June 29th to answer questions about proposed Ladder Truck

The Palmyra Fire Department, in cooperation with the Mayor and Borough Council, will host an Open House on Thursday, June 29th from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM to address residents’ questions about the proposed replacement of the current 1992 Ladder Truck.

The Open House will be held at the Fire House on Broad Street. Residents are encouraged to stop by, meet Fire Department officials and personnel and tour the facility, and ask questions about the proposed replacement of the Ladder Truck or any other questions they may have about Fire Department operations.

Refreshments will be served.

A joint meeting with the Mayor and Borough Council will follow at 7:00 PM, also at the Fire House.

OPEN HOUSE: THURSDAY, JUNE 29TH, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 
SPECIAL JOINT MEETING WITH BOROUGH COUNCIL BEGINS AT 7:00 PM.
PALMYRA FIRE HOUSE

Original post, March 27, 2017

Fire Department requests replacement for 1992 Ladder Truck

During the March 11th Budget Work Session, and in previous Public Safety and Finance Committee meetings, the Palmyra Fire Department presented their case for replacing the current 25-year old ladder truck that serves the Borough.

FD Chief Richard Dreby and Deputy Chief Howard Roun, both of whom also chair the Department’s Ladder Replacement Committee, provided a PowerPoint presentation and answered the Governing Body’s questions regarding potential replacement of the aging and current Ladder 8015, a 1992 LTI that measures in at 100′ long.

The Governing Body is currently reviewing the proposal to purchase a new ladder truck, which is expected to cost about $1,003,000. A decision is expected over the summer.

To see the Fire Department’s PowerPoint presentation select the link below.