New Pumper-Tanker In Service In Vernon Township

A new 2020 Freightliner pumper-tanker truck is now providing fire protection for residents of Crothersville and Vernon Township. The 3,000 gallon tanker is the largest capacity the department has in a fire protection vehicle. In addition to hauling water to a rural fire scene, the truck can also be used to pump water through hoses and a top mounted deluge gun to extinguish fires.
The new fire truck cost $358,00 funded by the Vernon Township Fire Protection District.
From left to right are Steve Murphy fire district board member; Lynn Howard, fire district board president; Charles Densford, fire chief; and Ben Spencer, assistant fire chief.