Tulsa firefighters training on four new ladder trucks, TFD replacing older fleet

Posted at 6:17 PM, Oct 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-05 19:18:18-04

Tulsa’s firefighters are training on new state of the art ladder trucks.

Four of them were just delivered to the fire department to replace older trucks.

They city is doing everything it can to make sure people are safe, so it spent nearly $5-million to update the fleet.

Firefighters learned all the ways they can set the new trucks up and fight fires as quickly as possible.

Captain Matt Bell and his company at Ladder 29 are one of several firefighters training on the new ladder trucks.

Take a ride with the company of Ladder 29:


“So far, we’ve been very happy, we’re really pleased with the time that it takes to set the truck up compared to the old one,” said Bell.

Drivers like how well the trucks can maneuver in Tulsa’s traffic and handle on the road.

The new trucks are expected to be ready for service in about two weeks.



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