June 18, 2021

Sheldon Fire Co. looks at truck in Alabama | News

SHELDON—The Sheldon Fire Co. is seeing red when it comes to finding a replacement for its 1994 Spartan aerial fire truck.

The department would rather see yellow, though, since that’s the color of its fleet of trucks at its disposal.

However, the aerial fire truck the department looked at to potentially replaced its damaged 1994 Spartan truck is red.

But that was only a minor detail as the Sheldon City Council heard an update on the search for a replacement aerial fire truck for the department during its meeting Wednesday, May 5.

Sheldon Fire Co. first assistant chief Brad Hindt, who also is a member of the council, was among three Sheldon representatives who made the trip to Huntsville, AL, to view an aerial fire truck from Brindlee Mountain Fire…

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