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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – SVI has posted a video of the new Hazmat-Command Vehicle the Fort St. John Fire Department will be receiving.

The new vehicle was budgeted at $1.004 million by the city of Fort St. John; CLICK HERE for more information.

Fire Chief Fred Burrows shares the new vehicle should be arriving next week.

In the video, Chief Fred Burrows introduces the vehicle built by SVI with safetekfiretrucks.ca and Profire Emergency Equipment. Burrow tells viewers the mobile unit will serve well for Fort St. John, which is made up of Oil and Gas Development and Agriculture with lots of hazardous stuff in the community.

The Department services 16 square miles for fire protection and over 200 km of highway rescue, shared Burrows.

The vehicle was custom designed to be a command vehicle to support service when there is an emergency and in particular hazmat situations.

The video does a complete walk around and walkthrough of the command apparatus that shows it was designed to be an asset to emergency personnel.

 

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