Fire Department to expand fleet

Managing Editor

The Port Isabel City Commission on Tuesday accepted a grant from the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program that will contribute $173,000 toward the purchase of a new fire tanker truck.
The total price tag for the truck is $232,010 – which comes with: a 1,000-gallon poly water tank, 30-gallon compressed air foam tank system; three seatbelt control apparatus seats in the rear; and a regulation-approved steering wheel, siren and lighting package.

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