Pattonville VFD receives new fire truck

LAMAR COUNTY, TX-- The Pattonville Volunteer Fire Department will be fighting fires in a new fire truck, thanks to a grant program.

The Texas Forestry Service presented a $200,000 to volunteer chief Curtis Wilson and the community. The department received the brand new tanker through a grant they applied for a couple months ago.

Wilson says it's out with the old and in with the new to help better serve Pattonville and the surrounding communities.

"I think it's going to do a lot of good, especially to protect the people around here," said volunteer chief Curtis Wilson. "We can get there quicker, we have a lot more water and a lot better truck now."

Wilson says having the new truck will also help in case of an emergency at Prairiland ISD, which is right down the road.

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