Cobb County will buy six new firetrucks

Six new firetrucks were approved recently for purchase by the Cobb County Board of Commissioners.

An Air and Light truck will be bought for $417,219 from V. T. Hackney Inc. This specialized rescue vehicle provides air and light equipment on-site.

Five replacement engines for Fire/EMS response apparatus will be purchased for $583,476 each from Pierce Manufacturing for a total of nearly $2.92 million.

Funding will come from the Fire Fund’s Capital Projects budget for the Air and Light truck and from the Fire Fund’s fund balance for the five engines.