Itasca Volunteer Fire Department receives new grant to fight fires

Posted at 11:23 AM, Nov 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-16 12:23:57-05

The Itasca Volunteer Fire Department received a new tool to fight brush fires. 

The department received a $41,000 grant to buy a new brush truck. 

The truck has modern features that will help that will help volunteers fight fires in rural areas. 

The truck also has a 400 gallon water tank and a ten gallon foam cell to put out fires quicker. 

The grant is from the Texas A&M Forest Service. 

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