AFR unveils new rescue truck

Albuquerque Fire Rescue unveiled its latest rescue truck with a traditional push-in ceremony. 

Station 12 near Central and Juan Tabo recently recieved three new rescue trucks. Two of them went into service over the last few weeks. 

Friday, crews dedicated another truck and got it ready for its first call. AFR says its better equipped to handle emergencies quicker. “We can do a lot more with this truck as opposed to the truck we had before. having something new allows us to respond in a more efficient and faster way,” said AFR Lt. C.J Lujan.

The truck cost $200,000 and was paid by the gross receipts tax. 

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