Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Volunteer Fire Department Gets New Equipment

CLEWISTON, FL. -- On Monday, February 3, 2015 the Pioneer Plantation Volunteer Fire Department received a remounted Rescue Unit. The primary function of the Rescue Unit is to serve as a first responder to emergency calls.

The original 1998 vehicle is now a four-wheel drive, four-door vehicle which allows more personnel to respond to calls. The quick response vehicle also has the capability to assist with fire emergencies. "This unit is a welcomed upgrade and allows our 8 person volunteer fire department the opportunity to better serve the residents of Pioneer Plantation" says Fire Chief Raymond Timms.

Individuals interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter for Pioneer Plantation are encouraged to attend their weekly Wednesday night meetings at the fire station or call 863-234-7553.

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