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Replacing fire trucks will cost millions

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Carroll will need to replace aging fleet of emergency vehicles over next few years

By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

HILLSVILLE — Faced with an aging fire fleet, Carroll officials expect to soon start spending hundreds of thousands of dollars per year on replacing these emergency response vehicles, according to a discussion at the April 14 county board meeting.
Emergency Services Director Mike Mock told the supervisors of a 40-year-old brush truck in the county and other apparatus around 30 years old in an aging fleet among the Hillsville, Cana and Laurel Fork departments.


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