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Rogers Gets Four New Fire Trucks, Takes Advantage Of Technology

Posted: August 4, 2012 at 5:54 a.m.

Rob Sampier, a Rogers firefighter and paramedic, caps a fire hydrant July 25 in front of Fire Station No. 1 following a training drill in downtown Rogers.

ROGERS — New trucks have made the Rogers Fire Department a state-of-the-art organization when it comes to technology, said Fire Chief Tom Jenkins.

Fast Fact

Rogers Fire Department

The Fire Department was allocated $4.6 million from the 2011 bond issue to buy and equip three pumpers and a ladder truck.

Source: Staff Report

At A Glance

Truck Manufacturer

Rosenbauer Minnesota manufacturers fire trucks for nearly every state and country throughout the world. Recent customers, in addition to Rogers, include Minneapolis; Bloomington, Ind.; Cleveland; Charlotte, N.C.; Fort Worth, Texas; Spokane, Wash.; China; Egypt; Israel; Korea; South Africa and the U.S. Air Force.

Source: rosenbaueramerica.com

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The whole area should be proud of such a first-class department. And thanks for the great support they give to the surrounding rural departments who don't have the big $$$. Such cooperation makes everyone better.

Posted by: ajm

August 4, 2012 at 6:43 a.m. ( | suggest removal )