Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

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Mayor Reed Joins AFRD To Highlight New Apparatus

Mayor Kasim Reed will join Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran and Atlanta Fire Rescue Department personnel at 10 am, Tuesday, August 13, in the Turner Field Green Lot to spotlight the $10 million worth of apparatus the Department has acquired with the administration’s support. The apparatus includes nine new engines, three ladder trucks and three battalion command vehicles. The engines feature KME Severe Service cab and chassis; a 1,500-gallon-per-minute fire pump; a 500-gallon water tank and 60-gallon foam tank; and a 450 HP engine with Allison automatic transmission. They will be housed at Stations 1, 6, 16, 17, 28, 24, 32, 35 and 40.