COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Fire Department has three new fire trucks.
They had been on order for more than one year.
The trucks have the latest technology at a cost of about $500,000 a piece.
Fire Marshal Ricky Shores says these new trucks will greatly enhance their service to the community.
"These trucks run from 1,200 to 2,800 calls a year. They will be busy," said Chief Ricky Shores.
Chief Shores says it will still be a few more weeks before the trucks are operational. He says things like radio equipment still has to be installed.