As part of the ongoing upgrades to town public safety equipment — and following the — the recently took deliver of two new rescue vehicles.
Designated Rescue 1 and Rescue 3, the new trucks replace Ford vehicles that had become unreliable, according to Mayor Joseph Polisena.
"The other rescues we had were breaking down," Polisena said during a recent interview. "It's all about giving them the tools — when [residents] call, I want to make sure they get there, and get there safely."
In the accompanying video, Fire Chief Timothy McLaughlin and Rescue Capt. Cherra Wheeler provide a tour of the new vehicles and speak about the benefits of getting the new rescues.