Sylvania Township Fire Department has purchased a new state-of-the-art SUV that
will make responding to fires safer.
department bought a 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe that will be added to their command
fleet. It will be used by the on-call chief officer and will feature up-to-date
LED emergency lights and louder sirens, making it safer for the driver to
respond to emergencies.
$30,000 purchase was approved by township trustees Thursday. It will be paid
for out of the fire department's budget.
the last several years, we've budgeted for new vehicles," said Deputy Chief
Mike Ramm. "Times are tough and we haven't replaced the other vehicles over the
last few years, but we got a serious need now, so the trustees were able to
new SUV will replace a 1995 Chevrolet Blazer. The Blazer will be sold at auction.