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South Franklin VFD converts excess military vehicle with $20,000 grant

A slip-on unit was added to this Stewart Stevenson 2.5 ton cargo truck making it a service ready fire apparatus.The South Franklin County Volunteer Fire Department  (VFD) received a $20,000 grant from the Texas A&M Forest Service Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program for equipment.

The department used the funds to add a slip-on unit to a converted excess military vehicle making it a service ready fire apparatus. For more about this 2.5 ton cargo truck, see the June 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.