Mesilla Welcomes New Fire Truck March 19; Public Invited

Mar 12, 2013

MESILLA, N.M. (March 12, 2013) – A new fire truck is expected to arrive at the Mesilla Fire Department, 2670 Calle de Parian, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013.  After a brief delay the delivery of the much anticipated new engine is now scheduled and confirmed.

            The Spartan Metro Star X pumper is first Type 1 pumper the Town of Mesilla has received since 1994.  The unit will replace a 1987 pumper.  It has seating for 6 firefighters, a 1500 gpm pump, firefighting foam capabilities and improved emission and safety features.

            The public is invited to join the fire department on Monday, when local firefighters will push the new truck into the bay. For further information, please call the Mesilla Fire Department at (575) 523-1311.